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A walk up La
few more photos of La Dôle, with its Cointrin aeroport
radar facilities on top, for those who just can't get enough of them.
Dr Pirri trudging along in the forest from Couvaloup-de-Crans, 21 May 2006, anxious to go up La Dôle
We're marching up to La Dôle from the wrong direction, that is, from the
west, out of the limestone forest of Les Léseneys
looms. From the southwest
Dr Pirri awaiting the Rapture
airport radar installations at the summit (1677m)
view eastward to the far end of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman), with the city
of Lausanne on the left
Dôle sub-peak of La Barillette, with its telecommunications tower, and the
city of Lausanne beyond
Lake of Geneva, with the Savoie Alps on the horizon and the little lake of Divonne,
France, just below.
Chalet de la Dôle (1439m), 230 vertical meters below us to the east
summit facilities and pylon. None of the summit facilities are open to the public
-- it's all airport technical stuff. It was staffed throughout the winter until
a few years ago, but now it's totally robotified, at least in the winter season.
majestic city of Nyon on this side of the lake, and the medieval town of Yvoire
in France on the far side
stuff in May 2006. The shed on the left is the top station of a supply cable transport.
The Pointe de Poêle Chaud (1628m) just next door
from SwitzerlandMobility (http://map.schweizmobil.ch/?lang=en)
La Dôle (1677 meters)
and its fancy radar stuff, looking past Poêle Chaud from the Fin Château, February
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