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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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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.

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I will start with a picture of the entrance to the Ice Palace. It is located at around 3810 meters above see level. The entrance is rounded, like a tube, and takes you under the ground. As you can see, the architecture it is more functional than esthetic.

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This photo is also among my most favorite pictures that I have taken during my stay in Zermatt. It is really hard to say if there is a nicer place on Earth.. :~)

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It may seem really boring at this point for some viewers, because all the photos look so similar. I still like every single one and to say the truth many photos that I had taken have not been published over here at all..

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The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir
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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.

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It took me around two hours to satisfy my photo-appetite in this beautiful ice palace! All photographs were taken without flash and with long exposures. This makes the ice glow as you can see on this stalagmite.

Ice Palace #15/20

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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

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Many 4k peaks on this one – from the left: Weisshorn (4506m) – Dom (4545m) & Taschorn (4491m) – Alphubel (4206m) – Allalinhorn (4027m) – Rimpfischhorn (4199m) – Strahlhorn (4190m) + part of Monte Rosa

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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…

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My favorite panorama from Klein Matterhorn.. A lot can be seen on this pano – French Alps (Mont Blanc), Swiss Alps (Matterhorn, Dent Blanche, Obergabelhorn, Zinalrothorn, Weisshorn, and many others) + part of the Italian Alps …

Panoramas #1/6

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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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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[...]

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When I am looking at this photo I still feel the light morning wind that was blowing at the time I was taking this photograph. It was half past seven AM, around -1°C and the orange sunshine was cutting the mountain’s top…

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

T.S. Eliot