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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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This photo was taken at a funny moment. An airplane was getting near Matterhorn so I ran inside for my camera and made a few pictures.

Matterhorn #9/26

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

William Shakespeare
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A typical local inhabitant living in the Matterhorn surroundings. Usually you can see their foot (hoof) prints but rarely the animal.. :~) (Shot at 300mm effective focal length.)

Other Photos #2/10

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein

Not all that wander are lost.

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I took this one during the afternoon. The funny thing is that I saw a very similar photo on a postcard down in a Zermatt shop. I guess we both intended to have a larch on the foreground :~) …

Matterhorn #4/26

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I took the pictures for this panorama around 6:30am with long exposures. It was snowing over night so I felt the photos might have a ‘polar’ feel..

Panoramas #6/6

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On the foreground of this picture there are two pillars of two cable cars. The first bigger cable car pillar is used for various transportation purposes. The second cable car is for transportation of ski-snowboard-freaks.

Matterhorn #17/26

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.

Gary Snyder
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Here we had another beautiful morning, giving us a unique view of Matterhorn. It’s no wonder that this peak is considered to be one of the most gorgeous ones on earth!

Matterhorn #2/26

Snowflakes are one of natures most fragile things, but look what they can do when they stick together.

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Twin peaks in the middle – on the right is the Taschorn (4491m) and on the left Dom (Dom de Mischabel – 4545m). Even though Dom is not the highest peak in Switzerland, it is the highest mountain completely in Swiss territory.

Surrounding Mountains #2/28

The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir