Saas 4000ersSaas Grund
The Saas valley has a great concentration of 4000m peaks and the villages Saas-Fee and Saas-Grund makes for a perfect base for classic mountaineering.
During six days we climb some of the classics in the area such as Weissmies, Lagginhorn, Allalinhorn and Rimpfischhorn.
Climbing the Saas Valley is very rewarding. In six days you can climb as many as five 4000 meter peaks.
The program of the week is depending on weather and mountain conditions.
Walking up to Almagellerhütte. We do some warm-up climbing in the afternoon on Dri Horlini.
Traverse of Weissmies 4017m by the south ridge. Climbing down to Weissmieshütte by the normal route on the north side of the mountain. Nice rest in the afternoon at the hut.
Climbing the Lagginhorn 4010m by the south ridge. We will spend the night down in Saas-Grund.
After nice hotel breakfast we heading up to Saas-Fee and we climb Allalinhorn 4027m.
Early start from Brittaniahütte towards Rimpfischhorn 4199m.
Another alpine start from Brittaniahütte towards Strahlhorn 4190m.
I the region of Saas Valley there is many more nice 4000 meter climbs, such as:
- Alphubel 4206m
- Täschhorn 4491m
- Dom 4546m
We are happy to arrange this climbing week in summer and autumn season.
Check if we have this activity already planned in the booking calendar, if not make a request and we will get back to you soon!
Very good fitness is required to be able to climb above 4000 meter. One can expect between 4-10hours climbing per day. We climb on airy rock ridges in grade 2-3 and steep snow and ice.
6days. Four nights in mountain huts and one night in Hotel down the Saas Grund Valley.
Summer and Autumn season.
The client needs a travel and accident insurance for the implementation of this activity.
Please make a request for further info about extended program.
Guide fee depends on
- Type of activity and where
- Course seriousness and difficulty
- Course length (day tour or bivinights included)
- If going alone or in a bigger group
- If booking a single day or several days
- High season or low season
Expenses for the guide is not included in the daily fee(lifts, travel costs, lodging etc.)
The price is based on the recommended daily fee by the Swiss Bergführerverband, SBV.
Saas 4000ers, equipment list
Below is a recommended checklist that may change depending on weather and snow conditions. Please contact us if you need to rent anything of the list below.
Crampons, harness, ice-axe, helmet, mountain boots, trekking poles.
- Backpack 30-35 liters
- Headlamp & spare batteries
- Warm hat & sunhat
- Warm jacket
- Underlayer, mid layer, extra socks
- Jacket (wind and waterproof)
- Trousers (wind and waterproof)
- Thin and warm gloves
- Water bottle 1 liter
- Snacks, Bars
- Blister kit & painkillers: Including Compeed blister plasters and elastoplast or similar
- Earplugs: If you sleep together in the dormitory at the mountain station and there is a lot of movement.
- Sleeping sheet for the huts