- The vertical drop from summit to base is 2395 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 2884 ft. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 7874 ft.
- Season starts on Dec 22 and ends on Mar 31 (99 days). Average season duration in Switzerland is 112 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Dec 22 to Mar 31) is 56 " at summit elevation and 17 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 67 " at summit elevation and 24 " at the base. Therefore Saas Almagell is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in the Valais.
- Saas Almagell features 52 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 53 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 20 sunny days.
The Ski Resort
Saas-Almgall offers 14 kilometers (8,6 miles) for winter athletes. A huge advantage: Skiers can comfortably grab the chairlift right in the valley.
Intermediate athletes will pretty much enjoy the red marked trails like the Heidbodme run (No. 1) or Stutz run (No. 5). Both take you back to the base. The race course at Furggstadeln gives you the possibility to measure your time.
The blue trails are considered to be ideal for families and beginners. Kian´s adventure park, also in Furggstalden, welcomes all kids with snow tubing, fairytale course and face painting so there´s no room for boredom.