Peck's personal Web site
lovely village of Leysin, in the Swiss Alps, sprawls at 1250m-1450m on the flank
of a range of six small limestone peaks. These little peaks are wonderful in all
Leysin Six, from left, La Riondaz (far left), La Berneuse (behind the tree), the
Tour d'Aï and Tour de Mayen in the center, the long hump of the Truex, and
the Tour de Famelon on the right.
very most fabulous collection of local mountains anywhere, 7km across from left
(1980m), the small mountain right next to the Berneuse and directly behind Mr
Peck's former residence at the bottom of the
Solacyre skilift. Which means that Mr Peck came up here on foot or skis,
at dawn or dusk, more than 200 times in his enjoyable tenure in Leysin. There's
the summit at dusk.
little closer to the summit, at the end of a long day toiling away in the ACS
the summit of Riondaz, with the village of Veyges down below and downtown Leysin
out of the frame toward the left.
sports centre at the edge of the village, built in the early 1970s.
Riondaz, the back side, from the Bois de Prafandaz, January 2005
summit from the Solacyre side, January 2005
Kuklos turning restaurant on La Berneuse, with the Tours d'Aï and Mayen behind
Bergerie on the "yellow trail"
Pirri awaiting the photographer on the descent back towards Solacyre.
of Leysin local mountain photos
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and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 28 March 2005, revised 9 May 2008, 14 March 2014.