Hike down the Saas Valley

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We hiked from the Mattmark dam (2'200 M) down to Saas Almagell on a nice summer day.This are the resulting panoramas showing part of the wonderful area of the Saas valley.

Saas-Balen

Saas-Balen
This was the end of our hike from the Mattmark dam down to Saas Almagell.We had an excellent Indian lunch in the Little India restaurant in Saas-Balen.
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Baroque Round Church of Saas-Balen 2

Baroque Round Church of Saas-Balen 2
This is the Baroque Round Church Maria Himmelfahrt of Saas-Balen.See also http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Rundkirche_Mari%C3%A4_Himmelfahrt,_Saas_Balen?uselang=en
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Baroque Round Church of Saas-Balen 3

Baroque Round Church of Saas-Balen 3
This is the Baroque Round Church Maria Himmelfahrt of Saas-Balen.See also http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Rundkirche_Mari%C3%A4_Himmelfahrt,_Saas_Balen?uselang=en
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Baroque Round Church of Saas-Balen 1

Baroque Round Church of Saas-Balen 1
This is the Baroque Round Church Maria Himmelfahrt of Saas-Balen.See also http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Rundkirche_Mari%C3%A4_Himmelfahrt,_Saas_Balen?uselang=en
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Catholic Church St. Bartholomäus of Saas Grund

Catholic Church St. Bartholomäus of Saas Grund
This is the catholic church St. Bartholomäus in Saas Grund.See also in German  http://www.3910.ch/
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Hiking Trail Mattmark Dam down to Saas Almagell

Hiking Trail Mattmark Dam down to Saas Almagell
We hiked from the Mattmark dam (2'200 M) down to Saas Almagell on a nice summer day.Here a wonderful part of the trail over rocks and trough larch trees. You can still see the Mattmark dam against the south side of the Saas valley.
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Flowers at the Eien Alp in the wonderful Saas Valley

Flowers at the Eien Alp in the wonderful Saas Valley
We hiked from the Mattmark dam (2'200 M) down to Saas Almagell on a nice summer day.Here at the Eien Alp we saw nice alpine flowers.
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

At the Eien Alp in the famous Saas Valley

At the Eien Alp in the famous Saas Valley
We hiked from the Mattmark dam (2'200 M) down to Saas Almagell on a nice summer day.Here we are on the Eienalp at 1'930 Meters.
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Postauto drives down to Saas Grund to pick up hikers

Postauto drives down to Saas Grund to pick up hikers
We hiked from the Mattmark dam (2'200 M) down to Saas Almagell on a nice summer day.On our way down we saw the Postauto, which brought us up to the Mattmark dam.How many Postautos can be seen in the panorama ?
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Mattmark Reservoir in the Saas Valley 3

Mattmark Reservoir in the Saas Valley 3
We hiked from the Mattmark dam (2'200 M) down to Saas Almagell on a nice summer day.Here a view back to the huge Earth wall of the Mattmark reservoir.
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Mattmark Reservoir in the Saas Valley 1

Mattmark Reservoir in the Saas Valley 1
The Earth dam, which retains the water of the Mattmark lake was built between 1960 and 1965.In 1965 part of the Allalin Glacier plunges onto the Mattmark dam building construction site killing 88 people. See also http://www.britishpathe.com/video/...
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke

Mattmark Reservoir in the Saas Valley 2

Mattmark Reservoir in the Saas Valley 2
The Earth dam, which retains the water of the Mattmark lake was built between 1960 and 1965.In 1965 part of the Allalin Glacier plunges onto the Mattmark dam building construction site killing 88 people. See also http://www.britishpathe.com/video/...
Published 26/07/2014 by Fritz Hanke