They seemed actually suspended from the dark vault of heaven, and their gentle light shed a fairylike gleam over the snow-fields around the foot of the Matterhorn, which raised its stupendous pinnacle on high, penetrating to the heart of the Great Bear, and crowning itself with a diadem of his magnificent stars.
At half past five he happened to turn around, and "beheld the glorious spectacle of the Matterhorn, just touched by the rosy-fingered morning, and looking like a huge pyramid of fire rising out of the barren ocean of ice and rock around it." Then the Breithorn and the Dent Blanche caught the radiant glow; but "the intervening mass of Monte Rosa made it necessary for us to climb many long hours before we could hope to see the sun himself, yet the whole air soon grew warmer after the splendid birth of the day."
In precisely the same spirit as a man may debate a project to ascend the Matterhorn
or to cross Africa, John considered Alan's proposal, and, greatly daring, accepted it.
Observe how we will turn this seeming disaster into an advertisement; an advertisement for our soap; and the biggest one, to draw, that was ever thought of; an advertisement that will transform that Mount Washing- ton defeat into a Matterhorn
Blood will have to flow very funnily; blood will have to flow up the Matterhorn
, before I will take it as a sign that I am to shed it."
C Bishop 116 G 5-1 (9-3) 2nd of 6, nose behind Kick On (8-10) at Salisbury 1m Grp 3 (1) gs 220157 MATTERHORN
(27) M Johnston 4 9-5 (C,D) (F) ..........................F Norton.
Major organization : MATTERHORN
GOTTHARD INFRASTRUKTUR AG
Olga Zolotova (right) and Mohammad Khalaf will take on Mont Blanc (4,808 metres)-- the highest peak in western Europe on the France-Italy border, and Matterhorn
Sent on just over a furlong from home by Ryan Moore, the 9-4 shot bounded clear to defeat Matterhorn
by three and three-quarter lengths.
: King of Mountains !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Long before I saw the majestic snow-capped Swiss Alps from the plane window and before I actually rode the aerial tramway to the ski resort of Zermatt in southern Switzerland to see the iconic Matterhorn
, I had already seen the silhouette of the famed mountain dozens of times.
It was only years later that I found out that its peak is the Matterhorn
mountain in Zermatt, Switzerland.
is said to be the most photographed mountain in the world.