Peck's farm photos
of the Jura in winter
Jura mountains run in a southwest-northeast direction along the border between
France and Switzerland, from Geneva (Genève) to Basel (Bâle), holding at about
1300-1400 meters altitude (4350-4500 feet), and peaking in the range of 1650 meters
(5450 feet). These photos of high alpage farms in winter are mainly from the southwestern
end of that range, between the cities of Geneva and Vallorbe.
meadows 3.5 kilometers above the village of Bassins, at 995 meters altitude, bisected
by the Route des Montagnes that leads from Bassins (750m) 9 kilometers up to the
La Bassine pasturage (1261m) (18
walking a circle around the farm, as is frequently our wont, looking for good camera angles,
4 February 2006.
The next day, 5 February 2006
in the same day, 12 March 2006
February 2008 (not much snow around)
from SwitzerlandMobility (http://map.schweizmobil.ch/?lang=en)
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 24 February 2001, revised 10 February
2008, 28 August 2014.