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.
1473 meters on the cross-country ski trail that runs some 18 kilometers between
the Col de Mollendruz and the Col du Marchairuz, Grand
Croset Dessus, or Upper Grand Croset, is part of a complex of
pastures and farm buildings that includes Grand Croset Dessous (Lower G. C.) a kilometer NW down the hill, and Petit Croset 1.5 kilometers to the north.
Dr Pirri approaching Grand Croset on 9 March 2002, with the
Grand Cunay peeking over from behind.
Discussions about lunch at Grand Croset
Dr Pirri scoping the Grand Croset farm
passing by Le Grand Croset Dessus on their way to lunch, impatiently.
Time for lunch, 9 March 2002
Le Grand Croset Dessus farm, early March 2002
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All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 10 March 2001, revised 10 June
2007, 10 January 2014.