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Today was going to be relaxing, no excuses. We cycled into
Sion and caught a train up to the tourist center of Zermatt which is famous for
its amazing view of the Matterhorn.
The train trip was uneventful and we sat back like rich
people watching the scenery go by from air-conditioned comfort. One change of
train at Visp and two hours later we were in Zermatt.
Time to move again, so we packed up camp and left Martigny
for Sion whereafter finding parking at the station we caught a bus up the
mountain to visit the Pyramids De Euseigne. The bus dropped us in the town of
Euseigne and we walked back along the road to view the Pyramids.
The Pyramids are difficult to describe as they are really
one of the most unusual natural formations that I have ever seen. These
formations were formed when a glacier split into two ...
... the mountain.
Looking across at a massive mountain ridge there are people walking right
on the edge of the mighty high snow cliff edge. Again seeing people walking on
these edges reminds one of just how massive these mountains really are.
It was now 13h20 and we were booked on the 13h30 train and so I was now in
a mad rush. Miss my train and I would have to buy a new ticket so it was all
Way down all the stairs once again I follow the signs ...
Today dawned more cloudy than previous days but we headed up the hill anyway. We had to be packed and out of the room before we left so we were both up early. We caught the usual bus and made it onto the hill quickly and we planned to ski with John for the day and George joined us later. In fact we started skiing at the very top earlier than yesterday.
The top run was in great shape so we took the T-bar five times. Then the cloud came in and they shut the top lifts! We had to ski down ...
... red. This run too had seen few people and we all cut our own way down.
We met up with the route we usually took down from the top and entered a great steep pitch. When we looked back, this pitch is off the front of the glacier and we have no idea how they make the run and keep it open. I looked back and took a couple of pictures but it is certainly more spectacular when you are close to it.
We then moved off to try the T-bar at mid mountain, so we had a fast traverse down a ...