Hotel Du Rhone
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... a great chat with two Dutch climbers - my roommates - who have explained my route in great detail and given me some very useful tips, including making it a three-day journey instead of the two I had planned (yet more Chemin angels?). I'm now off to watch the Brazil vs Netherlands 3rd place match with my new friends, so there goes my early night.
... different countries ski teams up there. They train here as they can still practice in the summer. We talked to a trainer from the US SKI TEAM and a couple team members. Also saw Albanian ski team, Russia ski team and lots of Italian and Swiss skiers. Many of them were really young. Also took train up to about 10,000 feet to a ...
... 50 Fahrenheit). 40' at night in zermatt. We park our car in the most beautiful parking garage ever. Sooooo clean. Then we take train into zermatt. There are no fuel vehicles in the town. Just little golf cart size vehicles. We literally wheel all our luggage through town to the hotel so awesome. Our apartment is a 2 bedroom gorgeously spacious place. The girls ...
... at the top for a long time taking in the majesty of the city... amazed that everything was lit up just for us.
Climbing back down and walking back to our hotel brought more adventure as we met some fellow Canadians along the way. They talked us into another glass of wine and we talked about our journeys for an hour before getting asked to leave the restaurant as it was 12:30. After a 3km moonlit walk back to the hotel the evening was done. What a fantastic night.
... rational side kicked in. There were amazing views of the mountain across the valley, Sanetsch which we will be tackling tomorrow. At the top we stopped for a perfect picnic as we sat in awe looking at where we were. The past decade or so we have spent almost every vacation on our bikes and today opened my eyes to something new... maybe there are other ways to explore mountains. Don't tell Mirabella I said that though.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed