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de Bière Devant, 2004
do snowshoers and ski randonneurs so frequently bolt for Mont de Bière
Devant, when the Matterhorn and the Aiguille Vert still beckon in the distance?
Mont de Bière Devant is ALMOST as beautiful as they are, at least in winter.
Mont de Bière Devant is only an hour from the carpark at the Col du Marchairuz,
in winter. (Most of us would take much longer than that on the Aiguille Vert.)
Most likely, fewer people have been killed whilst trying to climb Mont de Bière
Devant. Though some have got pretty tangled up.
the essential view of the flagpole on top of Mont de Bière Devant, 4 March
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.
here's Dr Pirri loping along eastwards towards the top, 21 December 2003.
narrator trots along to the memorial flagpole on Mont de Bière Devant.
flagpole view to the northeast, December 2003.
Pirri, firmly positioned on Mont de Bière Devant, looks out over Lake Geneva
(Lac Léman) in late December 2003 . . .
sees something that the rest of us cannot see.
Pirri heading home, 21 December 2003. (More)
Again (2 January 2004)
finessing her way down from Mont de Bière, 2 January 2004, en route to
Mont de Bière Devant.
easy way over the stone wall.
scenes along the way.
farm near the top of Mont de Bière Devant, 2 January 2004.
the flag pole
doubt about the best way forward.
summiting in January 2004.
with the farm behind, 2 January 2004.
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All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 19 February 2002, revised 13 April 2010, 30 November 2013.