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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

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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

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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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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

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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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..

Matterhorn #7/26

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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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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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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 …

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