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Weisshorn – One of the many 4000 meter peaks in the Mattertal

The Weisshorn is a very recognizable peak and one of the secret stars around the mountaineering village of Zermatt. It is bordered by the Mattertal and the Turtmanntal in the north and Val d’Anniviers on the west. About the Weisshorn With neighboring peaks such as the Zinalrothorn, Dent Blanche and many other 4000-meter peaks around, the Weisshorn is in good company. Its symmetrical triangular shape offers a thrilling challenge for mountaineers. The views offered from its summit of peaks like Matterhorn, Dom and Monte Rosa come as a well-earned bonus. The Weisshorn is surrounded by three valleys: Mattertal, Turtmanntal and Val d’Anniviers. It has an altitude of 4505 meters and was first ascended on August 19th, 1861 by John Tyndall,...

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Grand Cornier

Facts About Grand Cornier. Grand Cornier is a mountain located at Valais in Switzerland. This is found at the edge of 3 valleys. These are Zinal, Moiry and Herence. Standing at 3962m above sea level. This is a mountain often climbed alongside Dent Blanche. Some hikers climb this mountain from the northeast side based on what they have seen from other peaks reached like Weisshorn. How to get to the peak of Grand Cornier? If you have been reading the previous articles posted here at Marvel Mountain, you'd recognize the common starting point by car. It's in Zermatt. You enter Route de Ferpecle via A9. Then turn to Breitmatten, Talstrasse and Kantonstrasse along Route 9. Then drive towards La Villette...

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Climbing Cho Oyu – the ambition of every mountaineer

Cho Oyu There are only fourteen 8,000 meter peaks in the world. Climbing one of these giants is an ambitious goal often set by mountaineers. Cho Oyu, found on the Everest Massif at the China-Nepal border, is a name that more than often pops up in their mind. Why? Despite being the sixth highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8188 meter? Cho Oyu is regarded as the easiest of 8000 meter peaks. An expedition on Cho Oyu is the best introduction in Himalayan mountaineering. If this expedition is on your list, here are a few things you should know. History As is the case with Everest, a 8000 meter peak that is considered to be ‘easy accessible’...

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3 Wege, um das Breithorn zu erklimmen, die einfachste aller Viertausender.

Das Breithorn Breithorn, bei Zermatt, Wallis, Schweiz Das Breithorn ist ein wunderschön geschwungener, 4.164 Meter hoher Berggipfel mit seinem Gipfel, der auf die Grenze zwischen der Schweiz und Italien. Zermatt im Schweizer Kanton Wallis wäre der beste Ausgangspunkt für Ihre Reise. Er gilt als der einfachste aller 4000-Meter-Gipfel in den Alpen. Das liegt an der Seilbahn, die zum Klein Matterhorn (3.883 m) führt. Von diesem Punkt aus trennt Sie ein gebot von nur 300 Metern oder 3 Stunden von seinem Gipfel. Dennoch ist das Gelände vergletschert, so dass alpineGrundkenntnisse notwendig sind. Doch nicht nur die Möglichkeit, diesen Berg zu erklimmen, zieht so viele Kletterer an. Das Breithorn liegt zwischen dem Monte Rosa-Massiv und dem Matterhorn und bietet eine idyllische Lage...

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3 Façons d’escalader le Breithorn, le plus facile des quatre mille.

Le Breithorn Breithorn, près de Zermatt, Valais, Suisse Le Breithorn est un sommet magnifiquement incurvé de 4 164 mètres (13 661 pi) avec son sommet frontière entre la Suisse et l’Italie. Zermatt, dans le canton suisse du Valais, ferait le meilleur point de départ pour votre voyage. Il est considéré comme le plus facile de tous les sommets de 4000 mètres dans les Alpes. Cela est dû au téléphérique menant au Klein Matterhorn (3 883 m). À partir de là, une offre de 300 ou 3 heures vous sépare de son sommet. Pourtant, le terrain est glacié, ce qui rend les connaissances alpines de base nécessaires. Cependant, ce n’est pas seulement l’installation d’escalader cette montagne qui attire tant de grimpeurs....

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