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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

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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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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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Twin peaks in the middle – on the right is the Taschorn (4491m) and on the left Dom (Dom de Mischabel – 4545m). Even though Dom is not the highest peak in Switzerland, it is the highest mountain completely in Swiss territory.

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

Reinhold Messner

You don't need to climb a mountain to know that it's high.

Paulo Coelho

The mountains will always be there, the trick is to make sure you are too!

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

Gary Snyder
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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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From the left: Zinalrothorn (4221m) – Weisshorn (4506m) – Dom (4545m) – Taschorn (4491m) – Alphubel (4206m) – Rimpfischhorn (4199m) – Strahlhorn (4190m) – Monte Rosa (4634m) – Lyskamm (4527m) – Breithorn (4164m)

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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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As you can see the view of Matterhorn from this place is pretty much different than the famous ‘Swiss chocolate’ views that could be seen on the previous photos.

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It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary
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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.

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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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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

William Shakespeare