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The most beautiful mountains of the European Alps   by Woife Plaschlinger

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Besides well-groomed slopes and cozy huts, the winter sports enthusiast wants to have breath-taking mountain scenery. Amongst all the peaks of the Alps, there are some really amazing and beautiful ones. Most of the people might argue about where the best vistas can be enjoyed and that's why there is only a small list of the most stunning mountains in the European Alps provided in this article. 
Those who have stood at the foot of the Matterhorn won't forget the incredible view of this amazing mountain. Besides that, the incomparable and beautiful scenery next to this impressive mountain makes skiing there an unforgettable pleasure. The web cam of Zermatt gives a hint what visual treats await the visitor there. The Valais valley offers more than Zermatt

The ski resort Saas Fee is rising up to 3600 meters and the winter sports enthusiast is then surrounded by several peaks which are higher than 4000m. Besides the stunning mountain scenery the glacier at Saas Fee makes a stay there unforgettable. Another stunning view can also be enjoyed at Kitzsteinhorn. The winter sport enthusiast can see mountain scenery with snow covered peaks and the village Zell am See amongst them. A good overview of the views from the mountain can be seen while looking at the webcams of Austria

Hikers on a Rock at Gornergrat Look Towards Liskamm and the Gorner Glacier, Zermatt, Switzerland
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The ski resorts in Austria offer loads of great views. It is really hard to decide where to go during the ski season. Besides the mountains the old villages with their architecture make Austria a special destination in comparison to other ski regions in the European Alps. 
Gornergrat Mountain, Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland
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One of the most beautiful mountains in the European Alps is the "Dachstein" with its great view at the mountainous ridge called "Schladminger Tauern". Real connoisseurs of the European Alps often say that the mountain area "Dachstein" is one of the greatest and most beautiful mountain chains. For those who want to see an extraordinary large glacier should go to Switzerland and have a look at the "Aletsch" glacier. 

With the amazing weight of 27billion tons it is the biggest and longest glacier in the European Alps. In summer times when it is not covered by snow the unique texture of it can be seen. During winter it is recommended to take the lift facilities of the ski resort Belalp LINK to get the best view of the glacier. 

Those who are not that sure about it should have a look at the current images from the web cams in Switzerland. In Germany, two of the most characteristic mountains are "Wendelstein" and the 2962m high "Zugspitze" which is located near the famous city "Garmisch-Partenkirchen". From there, the visitor can enjoy a stunning view over the plains of Bavaria and, if the weather is really nice, some parts of Munich might be visible. Obviously, there are more really nice mountains in the European Alps but it would take too long to name all of them here. In general, every mountain or spot in the Alps has its own unique character waiting to be explored.

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About the Author - The author is a skiing teacher in Bavaria.