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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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I took another ‘cabin’ photo with the peak a little bit hidden behind the hill. There is also a nice chapel as you can see on the foreground of this picture.

Matterhorn #20/26

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

Gary Snyder
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On this picture you can see the tunnel from the inner side. The first part is not as nice as it could be, but when you get lower towards the blue light the nice things arise.

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Mountains are not fair or unfair - they are just dangerous.

Reinhold Messner

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

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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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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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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.. :~)

Matterhorn #13/26

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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

Not all that wander are lost.

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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

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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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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 beautiful orange view of the Matterhorn peak, that was viewable only for a short time during the early mornings was so fascinating, that I had to take more and more photos!

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