Malcolm in Zermatt Switzerland

The mountains around Zermatt are wonderful! I was in Switzerland for ICME 2002. I arrived in Zermatt on Sunday afternoon and hiked two hours (uphill) to the Hotel du Trift.

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The hotel is in a wonderful valley, surrounded by high peaks.
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Climbing out of the valley, up over Hoehblamen and my first views of the Matterhorn (all I could see was the base.)
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The Matterhorn. It's such a cliche. These pictures don't do it justice (I only saw the clouds clear around the Matterhorn for five minutes in the two days I was in Zermatt.) But it is amazing in person. Highly recommended.
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Last updated November 30, 2002.  Copyright (c)2002 by Malcolm Slaney. All rights reserved.