- Elevated between 5118 ft and 10499 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Switzerland. The vertical drop from summit to base is 5381 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 2861 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Season starts on Dec 21 and ends on Mar 13 (83 days). Average season duration in Switzerland is 136 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 21 to Mar 13) is 39 " at summit elevation and 8 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 50 " at summit elevation and 12 " at the base. Therefore Saas-Grund Hohsaas is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Switzerland.
- Saas-Grund Hohsaas features 39 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 42 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 17 sunny days.
The Ski Resort
Blessed with abundant sunshine, the ski resort Hohsaas is also worth a visit. Easy accessible from Saas-Grund you will find 34,5 kilometer (21,4 miles) of slopes and off you go into the pure skiing pleasure.
Gondola Kreuzboden brings you right to the eponymous ski resort from where the gondola Hohsaas takes only 8 minutes to bring you up to an altitude of 3200 meter (10498 feet). At the summit you´ll find the glacier and Hohkraut slopes that invite for hours of carving fun. While having a blast on your skis you can admire the view of the Saaser mountain and glacier world.
Located at the top station Kreuzboden, you´ll find the kids park Snowland. Here, the Sioux Indians take over and the Sunkid magic carpet gives little ones access to the park. The kids get the chance to explore tepees or go crazy on the playground. Kreuzboden is also the starting point for the trail descending into the town of Saas-Grund.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
The mid-mountain restaurant Hohsaas spoils their guests with regional specialties.