Tag Archives: Cervinia

From the ground looking up

Two days ago we looked down from a chair lift in Flying Uphill. Today we look up at the chairs and their riders as they fly overhead. It’s an opportunity to see the chairs and the views in a single … Continue reading

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Corduroy

If you get up early enough and are one of the first skiers to hit the pistes in the morning you will find the snow in pristine condition. It resembles corduroy, the surface discreetly corrugated. The snow is grippy and … Continue reading

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The Italian View

The classic view of the Matterhorn is the one seen from Zermatt. That is indisputably the iconic view. Today I skied over into Italy and down towards Cervinia on another fantastic blue-sky day. The Matterhorn looks very different from Italy. … Continue reading

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Inescapable

Monte Cervino (in Italian), Mont Cervin (French), The Matterhorn (German and English). It stands astride the Swiss/Italian frontier – it even has a Swiss and an Italian summit. It’s almost universally visible, the most prominent feature from the Zermatt valley … Continue reading

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The Theodul Pass Zermatt

A foggy frosty morning here in the UK, and a very cold misty day high above Zermatt at the Theodul Pass when this image was taken last winter. Theodul is on the Swiss-Italian border and an important link between the … Continue reading

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