Dwight Peck's personal website

Winter 2003-2004

wonderful wintry fun in the country the neo-cons have so far overlooked

A visit for the Christmas season {2}

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.

27 December 2003: A wander all round the forest of Grande Rolat with the old gang, and horses

Kristin and Teny ready to go, Joe still fumbling about with his loose straps, etc.

Joe and Teny on their way up into the forest

Joe and Teny

Kristin awaiting stragglers . . .

. . . Some stragglers

Passing the farm of Joux de Bière

Inconvenient wall

A passing equestrian troupe

Horse-hikers passing through the Sèche de Gimel, 27 December 2003. They started out in L'Orient in the Vallée de Joux.

Dwight and Kristin

Teny and Joe

28 December 2003: A wander all round the forest of Marchairuz

Kristin setting out from the Col du Marchairuz, with snowflakes all round


Kristin writes in the snow of a rocky ridge in the Bois du Marchairuz

All done now.

Night having set in a little prematurely, Kristin seeks the way back to the car

Wrong way?

Then back we go.

30 December 2003: Les Coppettes and Noirmont

Passing Le Sollier above La Givrine

Les Coppettes farm, above the Col de la Givrine and La Cure (France), with Le Noirmont up to the right

Hikers making a circuit under Pré du Four and nudging back towards Givrine.

La Dôle, with its Geneva airport radar, and the Pointe de Poêle Chaud in front of it, dusk in the waning days of 2003.

A visit for the Christmas season, 2003-2004

Seche de Gimel, Dunanche, Marchairuz: 23-26 December 2003

Grande Rolat, Marchairuz, Givrine: 27-29 December 2003

Bois de la Sauge, Mont de Bière Devant: 1-2 January 2004

Genolière, Grande Rolat: 3-4 January 2004

Winter 2003-4

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