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Castor & Pollux Twins

 
Castor & Pollux Twins

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Object Title: Castor & Pollux Twins

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Skiing, Scenery, Panorama

 

Page By: bergauf

Created/Edited: Mar 15, 2008 / Mar 22, 2008

Object ID: 388297

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Page Score: 80.49% - 12 Votes 

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Castor and Pollux

From Klein Matterhorn (Zermatt) the twins Castor (4228 m) and Pollux (4092 m) can be reached in a view hours and together with a ski descent from Schwarztor to Zermatt these are magnificant day trips.

Unfortunatelly this area has become since 1-2 years also very popular for heliskiing. But a least on the summit of the twins you will be alone ;-)

External Links

More images from the Castor and Pollux area under www.bergauf.ch.

Panorama: Monte Rosa massiv


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From left to right: Nordend (4609 m) - Dufourspitze (4634 m) - Parrotspitze (4432 m) - Ludwigshöhe (4341 m) - Grenzgletscher - Liskamm (4527 m) - Zwillingsgletscher - Castor (4228 m) - Pollux (4092 m)

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JanGSki run from Castor

JanG

Voted 10/10

Congratulations for fantastic photos! Did you ski down the Zwillingsgletscher from Castor? I did it with my son 7 years ago on one of the rare occasions when it was " safe " to ski (most crevasses well covered by snow!!!).

Cheers

JanG
Posted Mar 17, 2008 4:27 pm

bergaufRe: Ski run from Castor

bergauf

Hasn't voted

Unfortunately the Zwillingsgletscher wasn't in good condition for skiing down the last few years - at least during our holidays in Zermatt. Skiing down the Zwillingsgletscher remains still one of my Zermatt dreams.
Posted Mar 18, 2008 9:56 am

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