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in winter
interlaken rooftop
A snow-bound chalet ouside Interlaken
avalanche

Top and right: Views of an avalanche (that probably had happened years before) as seen from strategically-placed viewing windows inside the Eiger Mountain station, via the Swiss railways that offers train travel to the summit of the Jungfrau.

The station at the summit - the Jungfraujoch - is the highest railway station in Europe at more than 11,300 feet.

The trip up is an incredible journey and worth the 'steep' cost.

 

 

a view of the Jungfrau Mountain
avalanche
Books and movies have been written about this mountain, the Eiger, one of the three besides the Jungfrau and the Monch, that make up the Jungfrau Region in the very heart of the Swiss Alps.
the jungfrau region
the jungfrau region
the jungfrau region
Left and Above: Views from the "Top of Europe," the summit of the Jungfrau.
Hotel Jungfrau
the Swiss Alps
The majestic Swiss Alps
icicles hang from a roof in Verbier
icicles hang from a roof in Verbier
icicles hang from a roof in Verbier
Icicles hang from roof and balconies in the Swiss village of Verbier, near the French border.
icicles in Verbier
The Swiss Alps
A cable car takes passengers over a portion of the Swiss Alps
an icy stream in verbier
a chalet in verbier
Verbier, where these shots left and right were taken, is a popular ski area in Switzerland on the French border.
Mt. Santis in the Appenzell region
Mt. Santis in the Appenzell region
Mt. Santis in the Appenzell region
Mt. Santis in the Appenzell region
These surrounding shots were taken in eastern Switzerland's Appenzell region. Mount Santis is the highest peak in that portion of the Swiss Alps.
sheep at the river in Zermatt
sheep water at Zermatt's river

A flock of sheep at the River Mattervispa, Zermatt

skiers at the Matterhorn in Zermatt
The River Mattervispa in Zermatt
Snow gives personality to the icy Mattervispa River that flows through Zermatt.
the Matterhorn in Zermatt
It's your lucky day when you can see the summit of Zermatt's well-known Matterhorn.
skiers at the Matterhorn in Zermatt
skiers on the Matterhorn, Zermatt
The Mattervispa River, Zermatt
Zermatt skiers

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You have to truly love the sport to ski in these conditions at the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt.