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Triftbachstrasse 7, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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A memorial dedicated to the mountain guides who perished doing their job

This is a memorial dedicated to those mountain guides who perished doing their job in this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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This monument honours the Zermatt mountain guides who lost their lives as they practised their profession. Despite mountain guides’ great experience and knowledge, they are always exposed to an element of risk, whether from rockfall, avalanche or other natural hazards. Many Zermatt mountain guides have lost their lives in such ways – in the Zermatt area, elsewhere in the Swiss mountains or abroad. This monument was erected in their memory. Victims of their vocation The following words are engraved in the memorial stone: “Mountain guides: victims of their vocation.” The text continues: “Here, we lost our lives. Up there, we found life again. On the holy mountain of the Lord.”
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5 days ago
“A memorial dedicated to the mountain guides who perished doing their job”
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Triftbachstrasse 7, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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This is a memorial dedicated to those mountain guides who perished doing their job in this valley. It is lcated in the town cemetery and is very moving. Most moving too to recognise their graves when wanting through this most well cared for cemetery.

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