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A view from Klein Matterhorn to the Italian valley – Testa Grigia (3480m) the end station of the cable car from Cervinia. You can see Mont Blanc on the horizon a little bit to the left from the middle. To be able to spot Mt. Blanc a bit easier you[...]

Surrounding Mountains #14/28

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This photograph is taken at the same moment as the second picture above, just the Matterhorn peak is zoomed a little bit to give you an idea how hard it must be to climb this holy of “holies” …

Matterhorn #3/26

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

John Muir

The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir

Not all that wander are lost.

Unknown
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This picture was taken from the platform of the cable car mentioned above, which takes visitors to the Furi station and also Matterhorn paradise..

Matterhorn #18/26

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From the left: Zinalrothorn (4221m) – Weisshorn (4506m) – Dom (4545m) – Taschorn (4491m) – Alphubel (4206m) – Rimpfischhorn (4199m) – Strahlhorn (4190m) – Monte Rosa (4634m) – Lyskamm (4527m) – Breithorn (4164m)

Panoramas #3/6

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Here we have the first photograph from the cabin of the cable car. This thrilling view is available every day to everyone traveling to the Matterhorn glacier paradise.. :~)

Matterhorn #19/26

Mountains are not fair or unfair - they are just dangerous.

Reinhold Messner
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This photo was snapped from a hill that I conquered after a half-hour hike. I know this photo is nothing special, but I have to include it just for the sake of my memories. Every now end then I think of the deep snow and the slow approach towards the[...]

Matterhorn #11/26

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The palace was built several meters below the surface in the glacier. On this particular picture you can see the second part of the entrance tunnel, which has blue back lighting.

Ice Palace #3/20

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

William Shakespeare
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This picture makes me happy mainly because of the Matterhorn model in the foreground. This silhouette made of snow looks pretty much like the real Matterhorn in the background! Impressive…

Matterhorn #22/26