Starting in Saas-Almagell, this circular ride leads up to the Mattmark dam and around the dam through magnificent alpine scenery before returning to the starting point.
Distance 22.2 km
From Saas-Almagell, this circular tour leads to the Mattmark dam, circles the lake in an alpine landscape and returns to the starting point via a rapid downhill run.
Take your time. Enjoy the tranquil setting to the full along with the magnificent flora along the trail.
Update: May 07, 2021
Rest stopsMattmark Restaurant
Safety informationUse marked bike trails and routes only, making sure you observe all signposting. Kindly close gates after passing through. Please be considerate to walkers, as well as to plants and animals. As a rule, walkers have priority. When planning, take into account participants’ fitness level and ability. All riding is at one’s own risk.
Tips and hints
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Getting thereTake the cantonal road to Visp. At the roundabout by the Landbrücke bridge, turn south on the road for Saas-Fee and Zermatt. If driving from Raron, take the second exit at the first roundabout before Visp and drive through the Visp tunnel (Vispertaltunnel), heading south. Both routes lead you south up the Saas valley. At the “Killerhof” roundabout (after Stalden), take the second exit towards Saas-Fee and follow the road towards Saas-Fee. At the junction in Saas-Grund (after the church), turn left in the direction of Saas-Almagell. Follow the road until Saas-Almagell.
ParkingPublic parking available on the right side of the road after the tourist office.
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EquipmentWe recommend: a bike in excellent working order, a helmet, gloves and a bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.
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