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Address: Zermatt, Switzerland
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Pleasant Climb

A very pleasant climb easily accessed by the Zermatt lift system. Excellent views on a clear day. Interesting touch is the placement of Art work as you progress up the peak.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2014
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A very pleasant climb easily accessed by the Zermatt lift system. Excellent views on a clear day. Interesting touch is the placement of Art work as you progress up the peak.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Even though the Touristic Office said that the trail is still closed due to snow, I ventured on it anyway, being that it was July. The climb, even though is short is not that easy so think twice before you drag somebody not fit or children on that trail. You are going up to 3415m after all. The views you... More 

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Olomouc
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Today is the last day of validity of our Zermatt Peak Cards so early in the morning we issue Täsch on Rothorn. At the train station we met a group of Japanese tourists who are returning from watching the sunrise on the Matterhorn. It is another beautiful day but with a slight risk of thunder in the late afternoon. The... More 

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The landscape is a bit marred by the skiing infrastructure that you have to walk through on the way, but once above that the path to the summit is good, and the views from the very top very rewarding. There is uplift options available to take you most of the way if you don't want to do the whole walk... More 

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