||I hiked and skied from Rotenboden station to the Monte Rosa hut
to get ready for spectacular adventures, but just getting there was
pretty amazing already.
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the twins: Castor and Pollux - (seen from near Rotenboden station)
Monte Rosa on left, Liskamm on right -- between is Grenz glacier, below is
On Monte Rosa, Dufourspitze is rock peak to right, Monte Rosa hut is one of dots
on low apron right,
Zumsteinspitze + Signalkuppe are hidden behind Dufourspitze, reached from Grenz
Berta from Luzern with the Liskamm and Castor beyond
Zwillings glacier below Felikjoch + Castor.
"Ski it if you can" was the slogan of a Vermont USA ski lift area . . .
Perhaps they were thinking of this? Not for me, Not this
skiing on the Gorner glacier, with Breithorn to left, Matterhorn to right
Berta crossing an ice ridge on the Gorner glacier, with ten skiers beyond
gliding down the lower Grenz glacier toward us.
climbing toward the Monte Rosa hut -- on ridge in upper left of photo
with the Liskamm above right
Monte Rosa hut (2795m) with its outhouse below and
Gorner glacier beyond, and Gornergrat observatory above
see also: Zermatt
classic peaks + runs