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Finally we are at the top! Actually not yet , because this is the end station of the cable car to the Klein Matterhorn. This photo was taken directly after getting of the cable car at around 3850 meters above the sea level.

Matterhorn #24/26

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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

Panoramas #2/6

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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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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

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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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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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Lets switch to another scene finally! :~) I snapped this one from the train on my way to Gornergrat. I have a special feeling about this photo even though it may not look as special for all of you.

Matterhorn #8/26

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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[...]

Matterhorn #11/26

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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

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A view from a hill near Hörnli at around 2780 meters above sea level. You can see Monte Rose, Lyskamm, Breithorn, Klein Matterhorn and other peaks.

Panoramas #5/6

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This photograph might give you an idea how the Gornergrat (on the right) is situated. It is also connected with Hohtälli via cable car. On the photo you can also see a little black box between the two stations – that is Stockhorn.

Surrounding Mountains #25/28

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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

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary
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This last photo of the Matterhorn gallery is a view of Matterhorn from the highest sightseeing platform in Europe accessible by cableway at 3883 meters above sea level! Can you get any higher? Without a hike :~D

Matterhorn #26/26

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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.

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