This spectacular view is from the summit of the Matterhorn (4478m - looking ESE). The climber is just coming over the top of the summit ridge. In the background is the Monte Rosa massif, with the highest summit in Switzerland (4634m). We're on the summit at a good time of day, about 8:00 am. It's a long way down...
This beautiful photo is courtesy of Cosley and Houston Alpine Guides. Cosley and Houston offer a worldwide climbing service, including regular visits to the Matterhorn and other European peaks.