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Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and Grand Combin at sunrise from the Rimpfischhorn
© Ben Tibbetts
Route: North-East (Hornli) Ridge (AD)
Camera used: D810
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Another beautiful photo, light is amazing !
mr mills - 11/Aug/15Report
The lack of snow is very noticeable compared with half a century ago!
John Stainforth - 11/Aug/15Report
Since this photo (5 days ago) it snowed considerably... went up the Hornli ridge to summit yesterday with a client and was in crampons for half the route!
Ben Tibbetts - 13/Aug/15Report
What has the Dent d'Herrens done to offend you Ben?
Simon4 - 13/Aug/15Report
haha.. well it's a pile of rubble... and not even as big a pile of rubble as the matterhorn! ;-)
Ben Tibbetts - 13/Aug/15Report
Rubble? How dare you!
The rock is in boulders, not powder, therefore the Alpine club defines it as "sound rock for the Valaisan Alps".
Simon4 - 14/Aug/15Report
Also, it is a real mountaineer's mountain, in contrast to the flashy tourist show-off next door.
Simon4 - 14/Aug/15Report
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