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Path to Mont Cervinia

By dathersmith  
Just back from a ski-ing holiday in Cervinia so thought I'd share a snapshot with you. As we got off one of the higher chair lifts I spotted these keen souls trudging up Mont Cervinia for some serious off piste ski-ing (looks like hard work to me but looking at the tracks they were not the first). Their size clearly gives some scale to the Matterhorn as we all know it, it was news to me but the Italians refer to it as Mt Cervinia, maybe the Matterhorn is behind it Wink

A mono holiday snap is probably lead balloon material on here but here goes.

Darren.

Tags: Snow Black and white Matterhorn Landscape and travel Cervinia Ski-ing

Voters: gary_d, Scott_Scot, kathersmith and 8 more


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gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
21 Feb 2011 8:38PM
I like this for the sheer sense of great scale. - gary

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Scott_Scot 11 4 4 Scotland
21 Feb 2011 8:39PM
Now that is a peak and a half.
Would love a wee shot at climbing it.

Shame that a great b'n'w like this is not getting more attention.

Scotty
dathersmith Plus
9 550 12 England
21 Feb 2011 8:42PM
Thanks guys. I'm not a climber Scotty but I did think to myself it would be a great achievement to reach the summit.

Darren.
johnnyboy114 7 231 106 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2011 8:54PM
BIG!!!!!! Would love to go....looks awesome and you have caught it superbly!
Martyn_U 7 7 England
21 Feb 2011 9:34PM
Brilliant snapshot Darren, Hope you had a great holiday.

Martyn
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
22 Feb 2011 11:50AM
You deserve a vote just for being there Darren! Grin Amazing shot, and those tiny figures really give it a sense of scale Smile
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