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High Five

Saas Fee

The Mischabel Range

A steep river bed off piste line

Freeride Skiing Difficult

1.9 km
7 m
675 m
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
2.5 km
High Five Map

Coming off the Platjen cable car, ski towards the left of the red piste heading to the village. Here you can navigate down skiers left of the piste for a couple hundred metres. To the left is also a forest further down- here stay high and ski along the top line of the forest. Navigating through the forest staying as high as possible traversing left until you reach the opening of the river bed. From here make your way down back towards the piste that comes from the Morenia area back to the village lifts. Finishing back on the piste not too far from the bottom station of the Felskinn cable car. A steep river bed style couloir that can be prone to avalanches so care must be taken and always with the correct equipment.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between March and April


  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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