Mont Blanc To The Matterhorn: Hiking Day 10 / Rest Day In Zermatt

A memorable final day of hiking; magnificent views of the Matterhorn after our final climb (and descent by train) of the trip…


…preceded by an impromptu meeting with Theresa May, the new prime minister, in the morning. Here she is chatting to the senior walker of our group (and fellow Oxford graduate in Geography) Simon:


All in all quite an exciting day.

Today, the final day, has been a time to relax and unwind in Zermatt. It’s taken us 10 walking days to arrive here from Chamonix. At times challenging but rarely anything other than spectacular. It’s a recommended route if you like big hills. Here are some photographs of Zermatt itself, a pleasant car-free town.

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