Dwight Peck's personal website
season 2000-1 in Switzerland
All of life's
victims who've entered into their second half-century doubtless have noticed that
life gathers speed and passes us by much more quickly than once it did. (High
school seemed to stretch out forever and NEVER seemed to be done with. Not so,
the 1990s. Just when we learned to stop typing dates 198---- and go to 199---,
lo!, it's 200---.)
too, the winter of 2000-2001 has zipped right on by, pell-mell. Pretty much a
good thing, too. But here are a few photos of whatever can still be salvaged from
all that havoc.
Early April snowshoe hikes
will not find this interesting unless you're included here, so this is a good
time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up
in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.
Up the hill towards Mont Tendre, 7 April 2001
Surmounting obstacles on the way
The Chalet du Mont Tendre (1615m), the summit pylon of Mont Tendre on the horizon
The Chalet du Mont Tendre
The chalet from the summit pylon (1679m), 7 April 2004
And back to the car
Petit Cunay with Lisa
Lost (8 April 2001)
-- Put down the camera.
Petit Cunay with Alison
Alison photographing spring flowers that may or may not be there. 13 April 2001.
On the long ridge between Petit Cunay and the Pré de St-Livres, at about 1500m
Looking down on the farm of the Pré de St-Livres
A selfie, 13 April 2001
Alison and the Combe des Begnines
The farm of Le Couchant (1445m), Mont Sâla on teh horison
Alison, 14 April 2001
Summit of Mont Sâla
Mont de Bière Devant with Alison
15 April 2001
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, All
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