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Mountain Climbing in Saas-Fee: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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Explore the colossal peaks of the Swiss Alps

Come to climb the giant mountains that guard the charming alpine village of Saas-Fee. One of its closest guardians is the enormous and striking Dom mountain, which as 4,545 meters above sea level is the highest peak in Switzerland. It’s buzzing with ancient tradition and leading the way for clean living. Visit during the warmer months between March and July for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Saas-Fee

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Saas-Fee?

Located in the Saas Valley in the Swiss canton of Valais, the village of Saas-Fee sits at the foot of the Pennine Alps, particularly Dom (4,545 meters) and Allalinhorn (4,027 meters). It is bordered by Italy to the south (Aosta Valley and Piedmont) and France to the southwest (Auvergne-Phone-Alpes). The vibrant village is home to a number of outdoor sports including skiing, snowboarding, canyoning and mountain climbing.

Why should I choose Saas-Fee for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Peak population

The village of Saas-Fee is guarded in all directions by towering peaks that stretch beyond 4,000 meters above sea level. These include Dom, which at 4,545 meters is the highest peak in Switzerland. As well as the Allalinhorn that rises to 4,027 meters. Its high concentration of piercing peaks means that there are many opportunities for climbing that offer both a challenge as well as priceless adventures.

Historic and pop culture

Saas-Fee is home to strong local traditions that stretch back centuries. And you’ll get to know about how the village developed from one community into a united collection of villages. Discover the culinary specialties such as crispy rye bread as well as jerky with wine. Over the years Saas-Fee has formed the background to a number of international films and video, including James Bond and Wham!’s hit single Last Christmas.

Clean living

The village of Saas-Fee is the most environmentally friendly urban area in the whole of Switzerland. In fact, it has become the world’s first Co2-neutral municipality. Saas-Fee is car free, busses are electric, chimneys are fitted with particle filters, and the whole village uses clean natural energy sourced from hydraulic power in Valais. If you want to see a village living as close to nature as possible for the 21st century, then Saas-Fee should be top of that list.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Saas-Fee?

The region receives temperatures around freezing point during the winter, and warm and pleasant conditions during summer.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Saas-Fee region?

French and German.

What currency is accepted around Saas-Fee?

Swiss franc.

What's the country code for the Saas-Fee region?

+41.

When is the best time to travel to Saas-Fee for Mountain Climbing?

Visit during the warmer months between March and July for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Saas-Fee

Dean

5.00

Explore-Share was very helpful in matching a guide with me, and Sylvain was a very good guide, energetic and flexible, and was able to cater to my need. This trip was rewarding and educational.

Prasanna

4.00

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