Mountain Climbing trips – Saas Grund

Discover and climb some of Switzerland’s most iconic peaks from the idyllic mountain town!

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Located in the southern Swiss canton of Valais, Saas-Grund sits at the foot of some of Switzerland’s most iconic mountain peaks. Combining stunning mountain scenery with plenty of diverse options, the idyllic mountain town is the perfect starting point for a variety of great adventures.

Away from the two aforementioned trips, plenty of novice mountain climbers head to Saas-Grund each year to climb one of the many peaks on the Monte Rosa massif, which provides plenty of excellent challenges and stunning views for inexperienced mountaineers.

More experienced mountaineers may opt instead to head out on a 7-day sustained trek to and ascent of Mitschabel (4,545 m), the highest mountain solely in Switzerland. Involving ascents over both rock and ice, climbers are rewarded at the top by unparalleled great views over the Saas and Matter valleys.

Yet other climbers opt to head out on a multi-peak treks. Frequent combinations include the Lagginhorn (4,010 m) and Weissmeis; Allalinhorn (4,027 m) and the Weissmies; and the Weissmies, Alallinhorn and Bishorn (4,153 m).

 

 

 

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What’s the weather like?

During the summer, average daily temperatures in Saas-Grud range from 10 ºC to 13 ºC. These drop dramatically as you gain in elevation. Summer is also the wettest time of year in Switzerland, receiving between 50 and 60 millimeters of rain each month.

How to get there:

Flying into Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is a common starting point for any trip to Saas-Grund. From here, it is easy enough to rent a car and make the 2.5 hour drive or take a combination of trains and buses to get there. You could also fly into Sion (SIR) and drive or take the bus from there.

Language:

German, French, Italian, English

Country Code:

+41

Currency:

Swiss franc (CHF)

Best time to climb:

June to September

 

 

 

 

 

What People are Saying

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Prasanna Gururajan
Grâce à Sebastien L vous repoussez vos limites! Exigent mais attentif il vous amènera découvrir des paysages hors des sentiers battus...avec la cool attitude. Bref un super guide!
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Alexandra Robert-rodiere
Una página estupenda, interesante, una guía talentosa, agradable y sencilla con la que nos complace compartir nuestra pasión por la montaña. Gracias Sebastián!
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Pascal Le Flao
Super semaine avec Sébastien et Guillaume. Très partant pour refaire un stage!!!
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