Tag Archives: Obergabelhorn

High in the Sky

Nothing improves the look of a mountain in summer as much as a dusting of freshly fallen snow, as is evident in this image. And a little low lying cloud or mist drifting by adds a little to the mystique. … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

The Red Piste ‘Fluhalp’ off the top of the Rothorn is one of my favourite runs in the Zermatt ski area. It has that indefinable combination of turns, narrows, rollers, broad sections of piste and a challenging final sustained schuss … Continue reading

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Spindrift

After the snowfall we finally got a sunny day yesterday. Coupled with plunging temperatures (-15C) and squally wind. It’s a rare day when everything is perfect in the mountains in winter. High wind meant that some lifts remained closed and … Continue reading

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