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Saastal Ski Resort Guide

Saastal, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowboarders!
Highest Lift11,483ft
Lowest Lift5,115ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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The region of Saastal comprises the ski slopes of Saas Almagell, Saas-Fee and Saas Grund.


The ski area includes 3 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 99 miles 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 11,483ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


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 1in, expected on 27 May.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Saastal

Ski Area Stats

Saastal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
99 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Saastal Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift11,483ft
Lowest Trail5,115ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Saastal
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Saastal

Ski Rental Shops in Saas-Fee, Saas Almagell and Saas Grund.

For more information, see our page about Saastal Ski Rental.

Location and Map

Where is Saastal?

This ski resort is in Visp, Valais, Switzerland.


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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.


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.

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