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Saastal

Saastal Ski Resort Guide

Saastal, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Highest Lift3,500m
Lowest Lift1,559m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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Saastal

The region of Saastal comprises the ski slopes of Saas Almagell, Saas-Fee and Saas Grund.

Summary

The ski area includes 3 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 159km of downhill skiing, with 56 marked pistes, served by a total of 35 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in any of the ski areas of Saas Almagell, Saas-Fee and Saas Grund.

With ski lifts as high as 3,500m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

Saastal is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Saas Grund, Saas-Fee and Saastal.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Saastal?

The next notable snow forecast is 8cm, expected on 3 October, with around 27cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Saastal
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2,013m
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1,819m

Ski Area Stats

Saastal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
29
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
20
Downhill
Total Length
159km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
35

Altitudes

Saastal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,500m
Lowest Piste1,559m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Saastal
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding

Location and Map

Where is Saastal?

This ski resort is in Visp, Valais, Switzerland.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Saastal is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Geneva, Basel, Berne, Milan Malpensa and Annecy airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 35 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Saastal open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Saastal, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Tourist Office Website for the latest.

Talking about Saastal

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Mountain Bike Hire

There is downhill mountain biking available and you can rent Mountain Bikes in Saastal.

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