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With teamwork, knowledge and experience, Daniel Aufdenblatten and Richard Lehner from Zermatt saved the lives of three mountaineers. On Annapurna (Nepal) in spring 2010, they carried out the highest-ever mountain rescue – at 7000 metres altitude – by helicopter. In Washington DC today, they received on march 8 2011 the ‘Aviation Oscar’, the Heroism Award, for their feat.
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Zermatter Martin Anthamatten (27) brought home two medals from the World Championships held in Claut, Italy at the end of February 2011: gold in the sprint and silver in the relay. Congratulations!
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Martin Anthamatten is the golden boy! Yesterday he took surprise first place in the sprint discipline in the Ski Mountaineering World Championships in Claut, Italy. The man from Zermatt is thus the 2011 World Champion in the newest discipline in ski mountaineering.
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The Ski Mountaineering World Championship takes place in Italian Claut near Cortina on 19 to 25 February 2011. Medal hopeful in several disciplines is top athlete Martin Anthamatten from Zermatt.
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They come from Switzerland, Great Britain, America, Germany and Australia: New Talents – 14 talented soloists or bands who will be playing during the festival period on 6 stages of Zermatt Unplugged from 1 p.m. in the afternoon to 2 o’clock in the morning. Admission is free, and anyone who likes to start their clubbing at 1 p.m. in the afternoon can enjoy fantastic musical experiences the whole day over on the New Talent Walk – our recommendation for the optimum enjoyment of the concerts.
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Google Street View has awarded the Piste Prize to the most popular ski region in Switzerland. And thanks to its guests, Zermatt has won the vote in decisive fashion.
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Google Street View is awarding a Piste Prize for the most popular ski region in Switzerland. So don’t wait – vote for Zermatt and win!
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The programme for the main stages of the high calibre Zermatt Unplugged music festival is now complete, and the advance sales for the newly announced acts have been opened.
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Wolli is looking for drawings! The young Zermatt black-nosed sheep wants youngsters to put their adventures with him down on paper. Wolli will be out and about in the village from 15.00 to 16.00 h every Wednesday until the end of the 2011 season and have something with him for the kids.
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According to the travel magazine, GeoSaison, two Zermatt hotels are among the top 100 in Europe: the Hotel Cervo and the Monte Rosa Hut.
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