Dwight Peck's personal Web site

Winter 2001-2002


More springtime hiking

You may not find this terribly rewarding 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.

Lisa taking a break, Grande Rolat, 13 January 2002

At Joli Nid cabane, 20 January 2002

Petites Chaumilles farm, 20 January 2002

Petites Chaumilles


Grands Croset

Dr Pirri fairly leaping towards the farm of Grands Croset, 9 March 2002

Discussions about lunch at Grands Croset

Some discussions about lunch are best conducted with shirts off.

Dr Pirri scoping the Grands Croset farm -- there used to be an SOS emergency telephone installed in that first stable door, but I believe it's been taken out.

Nonetheless, it's still time for lunch -- gourmet lunch.

Grands Croset farm, early March 2002

In the forests below Grands Croset, Lisa and a friend

Lisa bestriding holes in the forest floor

The farm of Grands Croset Dessous, trying to find the way back to the car through the forest


Mont Tendre in the spring of 2002

Mont Tendre in bleak and windblown mode, January 2002.

30 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.

The 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.

Lunch at the shrapnel pile

Lunch in the gulleys

Dr Pirri has never refused a meal.

Prof. Pirri emulating a tree, March 2002.


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