Saas Grund switzerland
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Saas Grund Switzerland.
Saas Grund Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1898 the Swiss ski resort Saas Grund lies at 1560 metres altitude in the Valais / Wallis region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3200m Saas Grund ski area is snow sure. Over 14 snow cannons ensure artificial Saas Grund snow making covers 25km of ski trails, which equates to around 85 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Saas Grund (Switzerland) is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 250km or approximately 240 minutes driving time. Saas Grund ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Saas Grund Switzerland
0 runs 0km
6 runs 14km
9 runs 25km
1 runs 1km
Skiing in Saas Grund
Skiing Saas Grund you'll enjoy 10 pistes and trails and that means approximately 35km of ski runs. Saas Grund lifts number 16 with the capacity to uplift 11000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Saas Grund is over 7.1km long. Ski Saas Grund summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Saas Grund.
Saas Grund Ski Area
Saas Grund ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 60% intermediate, 90% advanced ski slopes and 10% for expert skiers - the most difficult Saas Grund piste is the 3.7km Panoramapiste run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Saas Grund after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Saas Grund for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Saas Grund
If you snowboard Saas Grund you'll want to know that, of the 16 ski lifts in total, 12 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Saas Grund snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Saas Grund snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Saas Grund for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Saas Grund Apres Ski
The apres ski Saas Grund scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
28 apres ski bars 28 restaurants 1 bowling 2 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 3 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 2 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Curling.
Saas Grund for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
More Saas Grund Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Saas Grund resort - ski Saas Grund by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Saas Grund ski resort is also known as Kreuzboden, Hohsaas, Furggstalden Hedbodme and has the following common misspellings:
Saas Grund ski area has ski slopes which face E
The direction which the various Saas Grund ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Saas Grund ski resort has ski slopes facing E.
Saas Grund for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Saas Grund reviews, 2.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.