2,000 kilometres, 36 hours, 1 peak

November 12, 2013  •  1 Comment

A quick trip to capture the Matterhorn - round trip from Amsterdam to Zermatt (Switzerland) - in less than 36 hours. 

Matterhorn Terminal Taisch Switzerland - _DSC3575_DxO- LRMatterhorn Terminal Taisch Switzerland - _DSC3575_DxO- LR
The train from Tasch to Zermatt, there are no cars allowed in Zermatt, apparently to ensure a clean view of the Matterhorn.

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The Matterhorn
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Gornergrat Bahn - altitude sickness kicks in (for me anyway) at 3100 metres. 
Matterhorn Gornergrat Bahn Switzerland - _1040497_DxO- LRMatterhorn Gornergrat Bahn Switzerland - _1040497_DxO- LR
The walk down
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Swiss Carins, with the Matterhorn summit just visible above the clouds
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Single file to Riffelsee
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Clouds surround the summit, with Riffelsee in the foreground.
Matterhorn Terminal Zermatt Switzerland - _DSC3643_DxO- LRMatterhorn Terminal Zermatt Switzerland - _DSC3643_DxO- LR
The train back to Tasch, the waiting car, and the long drive back to Amsterdam.

 


Comments

1.Julian(non-registered)
Fantastic images, the 3rd and 7th are particularly stunning. Great work!
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