Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Switzerland

This region is legendary amongst mountaineers: for many years the Matterhorn was considered "unclimbable", during which time Zermatt was just a humble farming community. Then, in the 1830's to 50's, intense competition developed to conquer the Matterhorn and the first ascent was finally made by English climber Edward Whymper, but four of his climbing partners died along the way.... Continue Reading →

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