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Saas Grund

Saas Grund Ski Resort Guide

Saas Grund, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Saas Grund Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift3,200m10,499ft
Resort Height1,559m5,115ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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Saas Grund at a glance

Two lovely villages of large chalet hotels with a good intermediate skiing area and a lift pass taking in large neighbour Saas Fee, which has year round glacier skiing.

 When will it snow in Saas Grund?

The next notable snow forecast for Saas Grund is 2cm1in, expected on 4 August, with around 5cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Saas Grund Facts, Stats and Ratings

Saas Grund Rated

Ratings for Saas Grund
Expert Skiers

How High is Saas Grund?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Saas Grund
Highest Lift3,200m10,499ft
Lowest Piste1,559m5,115ft
Resort Altitude (Saas Grund)1,559m5,115ft
Max Vertical1,641m5,384ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Saas Grund Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Saas Grund
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 6km4 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 25km16 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 14km9 miles
Total Length
45km28 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
26km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Saastal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Saastal
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
159km99 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Saas Grund Summary

The Swiss Ski Resort of Saas Grund is part of the Saastal ski area with access to 159km99 miles of downhill skiing, with 56 marked pistes, served by a total of 35 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Saas Grund itself (45km28 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Saastal ski resorts of Saas Almagell and Saas-Fee.

The ski resort itself is at 1,559m5,115ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,200m10,499ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'Panoramapiste'.

 Skiing in Saas Grund

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

 Snowboarding in Saas Grund

Freestyle Park on Kreuzboden.

When is Saas Grund open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Saas Grund.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Saas Grund.

Snow Making

Saas Grund is able to make snow, on 25km16 miles of ski runs, with 14 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts of Saas Grund are able to uplift 11,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Saas Grund?

Saas Grund is in the Swiss Alps in Saastal, Visp, Switzerland.

How can I get to Saas Grund?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Saas Grund are Sion, Berne and Annecy, all within three hours drive.

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