Climbing in Zermatt: Castor and Feechopf

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Created On: Jul 26, 2013
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Climbing in Zermatt

The first week of july we set off to Zermatt for some climbing. During this week we summited Castor in the Monte Rosa-chain, and Feechopf (which was during an unsuccesfull attempt to climb the Allalinhorn). Below some impressions of our trip.

Castor

A Mont Blanc sunrise
Mont Blanc
Weisshorn and Zinalrothorn
At sunrise, seen from Testa Grigia (02/07/2013).


Matterhorn and Dent Blanche
Matterhorn and Dent Blanche
Lyskamm, Castor and Pollux
Seen from the Breithornplateau, on our way to the Castor (02/07/2013).

Pollux, Breithorn,...
Pollux, Breithorn, Matterhorn, Dent Blanche, Ober Gabelhorn, Zinalrothorn,... seen from the summit of Castor (02/07/2013).

 

 

Feechopf


During an, unfortunaltly, unsuccesfull attempt to climb the allalinhorn (via Feechopf and Feejoch) we did at least summit Feechopf. Not the highest or most challenging mountain, but it still offers some superb views!

Weisshorn touched by the first rays of sun

Could be worse...
Dent Blanche, Ober Gabelhorn, Wellenkuppe, Zinalrothorn, Weisshorn and Bishorn at sunrise.
Matterhorn and Dent d'Hérens at sunrise
Seen on our way to the Alphubeljoch and Feechopf on a brillant morning! (05/07/2013)

Weisshorn at sunrise
A superb sunrise seen on our way to the Alphubeljoch and Feechopf (05/07/2013).

A white, silent, frozen,
Allalinhorn and Feechopf, seen from the Alphubeljoch (05/07/2013).
Täschhorn and Dom
Täschhorn and Dom. Seen from Feechopf (05/07/2013).

a purple Nordend and Dufourspitze
Norend and Monte Rosa at sunset. Seen from the Täschhütte (05/07/2013).
Allalinhorn
Seen from Feechopf (05/07/2013).

 

 

Panorama's

 

Lyskamm and Monte Rosa
Seen from Feechopf (05/07/2013).

 

Weisshorn and Zinalrothorn
Room with a view :) Weisshorn and Zinalrothorn seen from my bed at the Täschhütte (06/07/2013).

 

Schönbielhütte

We ended our week with a hike to the Schönbielhütte. Right in front of the north faces of the Matterhorn and Dent D'Hérens.

 

Dent d'Hérens north face
Seen from the Schönbielhütte (06/07/2013).

 

Matterhorn north face
Seen on our way to the Schönbilehütte (07/07/2013).

 


 







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