Saas-Fee will once again run its popular ski and snowboard tests, which will take place on the resort's glacier this autumn. , Visitors can test the new season's skis or snowboards in the Allalin snow sports area during a two month period, from 4 October until 30 November 2008. Guests can choose from the newest models and between about 14 different ski and snowboard brands.
Saas-Fee maintains perfectly groomed ski runs all year round. Guests will enjoy the first virgin powder high above the glacier village if fresh snow falls early. Visitors may also try out their skills in the Freestyle Park. This offers a half pipe, large and small kicker lines, boxes, transitions, and various rails.
Saas-Fee has special deals for stays of two nights in a hotel or from four nights in a holiday apartment. The deal includes two overnight stays in a hotel with half board or bed and breakfast (double room) or four overnight stays in an apartment (without meals), plus a two or four day ski pass and two or four day admission to the ski and snowboard test.
Stays in a hotel costs from CHF 314 (€203) or in an apartment from CHF 384 (€248).
Saas-Fee remains popular throughout the year, and with its 20km (nearly 13 miles) of Summer trails on the glacier, and a vertical of up to 800 metres (2,630 feet) its a popular summer training ground for the national teams of the US, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden and others.