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Cunay (though short) can be interesting, and sometimes not without epiphanies.
Cunay is a small double peak on the Chemin des Crêtes transjurassien hiking trail
between the Col du Marchairuz and Mont Tendre, 1567 meters altitude at the first
summit (with the farmhouse on top, above) and 1603m on the unnamed second summit
500m to the northeast towards Mont Tendre. (View 21 December 2003)
Grand Cunay, abode of hikers and angels. More here.
A party of snowshoers getting fed up with the weather, and heading for the south of France. Context.
Cunay from the side of Mont de Bière, 9 January 2006, the farm (1567m)
on the left, the second summit (1603m) on the right.
part of Grand Cunay (1574m), the farm building at left center, under the cloud,
and the second part (1603m), right center, nice and sunny, and inviting.
at Grand Cunay hoves into view. Well, we are doing the actual hoving, the building
is just sitting there, buffeted by the wind, awaiting us but not showing much
farm at Grand Cunay, 5 March 2006. [More on
Chemin des Crêtes passes right by here, at the trail signs at the corner
of the building.
top of the Grand Cunay is "wind-scoured" and thus easy to walk around
the moment, royal-we're headed for the second part of Grand Cunay (1603m), about
ten minutes away.
glance back at the farm at Grand Cunay as we pull the hood up and look forward
to some semi-serious wind for the next twenty minutes or so.
shrubbery. Grand Cunay
is exposed on top and nearly always windy.
at Grand Cunay seen from near the windswept summit of the second part of Grand
Cunay. La Dôle is barely perceptible in the far distance.
Geneva (Lac Léman) from Grand Cunay, with France to the south on the other
side of it.
by the farm at Grand Cunay again
three-sided hut at the bottom of Grand Cunay, with directions for the Club Alpin
Suisse (CAS) hut to the right. We're going left.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 19 February 2002, revised 15 July 2008, 23 January 2014.