Today we dropped down to Saas Grund and took the Cable Car up the opposite side of the Saas valley, first to Kreuzboden, and then on up to Hohsaas at just over 3100M.
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From Kreuzboden you look back across the valley to Saas Fee on its shelf.
The panoramic views from here are spectacular and are the best in the area. You see the huge range of peaks that are the backdrop to Saas Fee in a new light.
Up at Hohsaas it is the turn of the Weissmies to dominate the landscape close-up. This is yet another 4000M Alpine peak.
Through a telephoto lens you can pick out and observe the climbers in their long descent off the summit slopes,
and then on down through steeper terrain threading their way around crevasses and below serac cliffs.
If you are ever lucky enough to visit the beautiful Saas valley then make sure you put this day trip on your list of must-do excursions.