Having won top honors for snow quality and reliability in this year’s Best Ski Resort Awards, Saas Fee is located near the glaciers of Dom (the highest peak completely in Switzerland) and Allalinhorn, in the Valais region.
The 150 km of ski slopes and slopes at Saas-Fee provide 1,800 meters of vertical, all terrain where intermediate skiers will feel comfortable. In all, 26 trails including 96 km are classified for intermediaries. This, plus 37 km of beginner trails and a practice slope and lift at the edge of a car-free village, ideal for children and learners, makes Saas-Fee popular with families.
Despite its good reputation for light rides, there is plenty of terrain to challenge professionals, with 23 km of black diamond trails. Boarders can go year round, at a winter snow park and in the summer on a halfpipe, boarder-x, and jump on glaciers.
One of Europe’s largest winter sports fields and one of the highest in altitude, Davos is a series of ski resorts that chain for several miles along the valley of the Landwasser River in eastern Switzerland.
The two main centers are the completely different towns of Davos and Klosters; For the Alpine village atmosphere, choose Klosters as the base, but many ski areas are connected to each other, so it’s easy to skate every combination.
All together, they provide more than 300 km of jogging, largely classified for intermediaries. But the enormous offshore terrain attracts the loyal track of experts.
Parsenn is the main area, with some of the toughest terrains and some of the longest running terrain in the Alps. The longest is 13 km, from Weissfluhgipfel to Küblis, with a vertical slope of 2,034 meters.
Both Jakobshorn and Pischa areas are favored for boarders, especially the second area with free offshore terrain. Davos is also famous for its Nordic skiing with 140 km of cross-country skiing trails, some of which are illuminated for skiing at night.