The Matterhorn’s Story: Crowning the King of the Golden Age of Alpine Mountaineering

The Matterhorn’s Story: Crowning the King of the Golden Age of Alpine Mountaineering

Any mountaineer worth his salt knows the Matterhorn, even for the lay person simply mentioning its name will conjure up an image of a near perfect canine tooth of rock, ripping skywards out of an alpine glacier; Or as Lord Minto said, “It is impossible for words to convey any idea of the immensity of this pyramid, regular and symmetrical in form, as if it had been design by an architect, and rising to a…

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