A superb choice for your Easter school ski holiday. Saas Fee is one of the very highest resorts in Europe.
The skiing ranges from 1,800 metres right up to 3,600 metres, where many enthusiasts can enjoy their summer ski holiday as well as their winter ski holiday, as the resort of Saas Fee is open all year around.
This means of course that your school ski holiday is totally snow-sure. Whilst most European resorts will offer snow surety in the busy week of February half-term, Saas Fee will offer snow surety for your school ski holiday at Easter every year, right up to the end of April.
There are over 100kms of piste in Saas Fee with 22 lifts. The modern Metro-Allalin system, with its 30 man gondolas whisks skiers away from the village once a minute, producing one of the fastest uplift systems in the Alps for any school ski holiday. No wasted time in Saas Fee.
The beginners will start their school ski holiday in the village, where there are four lifts. From there, the progression is to the nice easy blues in the centre of piste between Morenia (2,500m) and Felskin (3,000m). Intermediates will start at this point and can progress to the slopes at the top of the resort at 3,600m by taking Europe’s highest underground train from Felskin to Mittelallalin and enjoy the tough reds and blacks in some of the purest mountain air you will ever breathe.
Saas Fee also offers the wide, steep pistes at Platjen and the more technical reds and blacks above Spielboden, where you can get a view of the awesome nature of glacier as you ski down alongside it.
Your students will get maximum time on snow for several reasons:-
Your school ski holiday accommodations are in Saas Grund, just 7 minutes by bus below Saas Fee and comprise of small owner-managed and family-run hotels that hold groups of up to 60 students and staff.
So, basically one full coach will provide you with exclusive use of a hotel for your school ski holiday in Saas Fee. All the rooms have a shower and toilet and on the ground floor there is a restaurant for breakfast and for the home-cooked evening meal. A packed lunch is provide to take up the mountain.
The downstairs are has a lounge where the students and staff can relax and there are games and a TV available for a film show.
Your school ski holiday will be complete with the following evening activities:-
|From Calais||15 hrs|
|From Geneva Airport||3.5 hrs|
|Journey to Lifts||17 mins|
|Beginner Runs Above||2500m|
|Top Ski Height||3600m|
|Kms of Piste||100|
|Number of Runs||32|
|Number of Lifts||22|
|Deposit Refund (CHF)||5.00|
|Ice Cream Evening||£6.00|
|Ski Demo Evening||Free|
The School Ski Trip was again excellent. The work of the British ski instructors was as to be expected, superb. As ever the quality of their teaching, the care that they had for the children and their professionalism were admirable