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“not easy but worth it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Matterhorn

The Matterhorn
, Zermatt, Switzerland
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4-Day Switzerland Tour from Geneva to Zurich...
Ranked #1 of 46 things to do in Zermatt
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Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking, Skiing
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Owner description: This imposing mountain towers 14,700 feet on the Swiss-Italian border.
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“not easy but worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

it is a long walk, hard climbing (around 2.5 hours, 750 mr.) but when we almost reached the sky it was outstanding! take water and sandwiches.

Visited July 2013
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“Super”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Great mountain by all mean. Views from all over Zermatt , you feel that you are in the top of the world.

Visited June 2013
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kendal, uk
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“stunning!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Sat and watched climbers getting rescued by helicopter one night and next morning watched climbers on the summit!

Visited July 2013
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

You need to take a train to get into Zermatt as it's a no-cars resort. Once up there, it can get very busy and it's a must visit location but it's not very expensive
Plenty of hike to chose from, we took the telecabin and walked down, going through a little village. Once you are at the top, you are amazed by the quietness and the beauty of the scenery.
We went there mid-May but couldn't go all the way to the top of our hike as it was still closed due to the snow.

Visited May 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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“yep... and even better in person”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

One would have to be pretty numb to not be astonished by this mountain. It is beyond iconic, beyond striking. The Tetons, the Rockies, the Jungfrau, the Eiger,... all gorgeous. The Matterhorn is hard to describe, but perhaps startling or jaw-dropping comes close. Wow.

Visited July 2013
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