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Monte Rosa: Nordend +
Dufourspitze summits. The Dufourspitze (4634m / 15199ft) is the
highest point of Switzerland (actually it's on the Switzerland-Italy
The other Monte Rosa summits are hidden behind the Dufourspitze.
Liskamm over the Monte Rosa hut and
Zwillings glacier below Felikjoch + Castor.
The crevasse zones are often not passable without technical climbing
equipment + skills.
Schwartztor -- the "door" to enter the top of
this ski run is between the snowy twins (Castor + Pollux) on left and the
black rock (Roccia Nera) on right. The bottom of the run is the Gorner
glacier. Not always passable without technical climbing equipment +
Breithorn north side,
flanked by the snowy twins (Castor + Pollux) on left and Klein
Matterhorn (little dark rock) on right. One day I took the
lift from Zermatt up to Klein Matterhorn, then skied behind
south side of Breithorn, climbed Castor and skied down the
Schwartztor run that starts between the twins and left (East)
side of Breithorn.
Matterhorn -- as seen from
Rotenboden station where I started my hikes to and from Monte Rosa hut
(I climbed it a few years ago, by the Hörnli
ridge on right side of bright snowy face, not with skis)
the Dent Blanche -- actually a
good distance west from Zermatt -- but so big that it looks "local"
the Obergabelhorn and
(both of which Ken climbed a few years ago, right to left,
not with skis)
(which Ken climbed a few years ago, ridge on left horizon,
not with skis)
Weisshorn in dawn light