The Matterhorn is a mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy. Its summit is 4,478 metres (14,690 ft) high, making it one of the highest peaks in the Alps. The four steep faces, rising above the surrounding glaciers, face the four compass points. The mountain overlooks the town of Zermatt in the canton of Valais to the north-east and Breuil-Cervinia in the Aosta Valley to the south.
Grindenwald, Switzerland TREK (2-3 days) Heading from Lake Bachal to the Faulhorn Hut in Grindenwald valley can give you peace of mind — and soul — as you hike through amongst the green hills and snowy white peaks.