Dwight Peck's personal website
Jura's answer to the Alps
Tendre, one of only a few mountains in the southwestern Jura that sticks up above
treeline, is, in its own way, special.
Here is a bunch of photos taken from time to time in the
Tendre trailhead, depending upon how far one can get one's car up the Route des
Montagnes on the ice.
Tendre in bleak and windblown mode, January 2002.
March 2002: Mr J. J. Pirri, of J. J. Pirri fame, inspects some of the more interesting
features of Mont Tendre on a grey late afternoon.
narrator, on 30 March 2002, inspects army droppings along the front of Mont Tendre.
Neatly gathered into little piles of shrapnel by the young soldiers before they
went on home to German Switzerland.
in the gulleys.
Pirri has never refused a meal.
And here is a grab-bag of other stuff.
Mont-Tendre tree in winter, 2000.
and Marlowe Peck hanging onto the summit pylon on a windy, rainy day in June 2000.
in spring 2000.
Pirri emulating a tree, spring 2002.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 10 August 2002, revised 28 June 2012.