Castor & Pollux Twins

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Castor & Pollux Twins
Created On: Mar 15, 2008
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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 ;-)

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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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JanG

JanG - Mar 17, 2008 4:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Ski run from Castor

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

bergauf

bergauf - Mar 18, 2008 9:56 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Ski run from Castor

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.

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