Doreen and I hiked up to the tiny glacial lake tardavant, high above La Clusaz ski resort in the Aravis Alps. Super hot but still some snow and ice on the lake (about 2,100 metres high).
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Easter monday we found another hiking trail above our home. Up to about 4,500 feet with views of Lake Léman (Lake Geneva).
We live part way of Le Saleve, a little mountain beside Geneva. Our house is at 600 metres (2,000 feet, the top of the Saleve is at 1,340 metres (4,500 feet).
The snow has finally cleared enough that we decided to try and hike up to the top.
After only a few minutes we are quickly on a peaceful trail accross farm fields and through the woods.
At times it is a very steep climb but the views are fabulous. After about 2 hours we reached the top.
You can just about see our house
A farmer built this last century. We can see it from our kitchen window.
Hiking accross the top of the saleve and looking in the other direction are stunning views of Mont Blanc.
0 kms (cycling at least) Saturday in Val d’Isere we decided to take a cycling break. A super hike up into the mountains, where we bumped into lots of Marmottes (like beavers without the tails). Unfortunately, as we got up pretty high, the clouds rolled in. This is us beside a cairn at about 2,700 [...]