Europe 2006 - Walkers Haute Route - Chamonix to Zermatt

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Day 13 - September 20 - St Niklaus to Europahütte

The last two days of the walk were on the Europaweg - a high level route about 2000m high (about 1400m from the valley floor) - all the way to Zermatt. These las two days were very scenic.

Above - Looking down towards the Reidlerscher Glacier

Above - The Weisshorn dominates the view for thesee two days

Above - Small side peaks of the Weisshorn

Above - peaks

Above  - St Bernard, patron saint of the Alps

Above - also the patron saint for hitchhiking?

Above - On the track - a danger area - where there is a high chance of rockfall

Above - The track cut out on the side of the valley

Above - The track

Above - ice patterns

Above - A distant Matterhorn

Above - the track

Above - peak near the Weisshorn

Above - the track

Above - rickety bridge

Above - the Europahütte

Above - The - the Europahütte was a good place to sit on the terrace having a beer and photographing the nearby peaks

Above - Looking up the valley

Above - Peaks up the valley

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