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A similar view as the #10 photo. This time you can see the Jungfrau region far in the middle on the horizon very clearly. This picture was taken in mid-February although it looks like in early November ~ global warming is no joke!

Surrounding Mountains #11/28

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

William Shakespeare

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

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On this picture you can see a typical image of a very strong WEST wind. The cable-cars and chairlifts were closed with only one T-lift open in the Matterhorn glacier paradise.

Matterhorn #14/26

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The first picture on this last page is a view of Matterhorn from higher altitude. The photo was taken at the Trockener Steg cable car station around 2939 meters above the sea level.

Matterhorn #21/26

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Thanks to moderate snowfalls during the evening and the whole night the strong wind was blowing snow from all the higher peaks including the mighty Matterhorn..

Matterhorn #15/26

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The last photo is a sparkling icy ceiling. I hope you enjoyed this Ice Palace section as much as the other galleries and you will have time to visit this fantastic high-altitude sensation on your own.

Ice Palace #20/20

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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

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

Gary Snyder

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary
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The tram that connects Furi-Trockner Steg & Trockner Steg-K.Matterhorn. Holds more than 100 people, travels 10m per second and is huge! Here we can see one departing from Trockner Steg station towards Klein Matterhorn.

Other Photos #5/10

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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

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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

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

T.S. Eliot