February 11, 2013

Daily Photo Tour - The Icy Peak

As a kid, nothing said you were almost to Disneyland like the icy peak of the Matterhorn coming into view. What seemed like an eternity in the back seat of a car quickly faded from memory as the mountain and the realization of all your excitement grew.

The Icy Peak of the Matterhorn at Disneyland
Photo by Matthew Hansen

Comments (3)

On February 11, 2013 at 9:45 PM , Scott said...

I remember everyone would flood to one side of the car and stare at it saying "Look look! Matterhorn!" So beautiful. Thanks Matthew.

On February 11, 2013 at 9:48 PM , Anonymous said...

My only visit to Disneyland as a kid I was six years old, that mt. Made a huge impression on me.
It was because of those Swiss climbers that, as soon as I could afford the gear ten years later, I took
Up rock climbing. All because as a six year old I thought that mt. Was real and that thrill was awesome .
Thanks so much for that shot of that thrilling and forboding looking fo.
Again thanks for this web site and all of your great photos

On February 16, 2013 at 12:34 PM , Anonymous said...

We drove down twice when I was growing up and my 2 brothers and I always strained to be the first to say: "I see the Matterhorn!".

Thanks for the picture.