<p><br> Hikers take in an unparalleled view of the Matterhorn from Weingarten Glacier in Zermatt, the only village on the Swiss side of the mountain.</p>

Climbing a Glacier


Hikers take in an unparalleled view of the Matterhorn from Weingarten Glacier in Zermatt, the only village on the Swiss side of the mountain.

Photograph by ldemiro Lima/Tandem Stock

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Hiking? Biking? Skiing? Boating? You name it, Switzerland has it.

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