Peck's personal Web site
de Bière Devant
Monts de Bière, Jura meadows owned by the commune of Bière, poke
up at 1520 and 1530 meters from the limestone forests just northeast of the Col
du Marchairuz, and are extraordinarily beautiful in the right light, especially
flagpole outside Mont de Bière Devant farm, 4 March 2000.
the flagpole, looking southwest toward Lake Geneva (Lac Léman). The city of Geneva
lies at the right end of the lake.
view from the flagpole, showing the popularity of the place amongst snowshoers
and the odd skier, 16 February 2003.
from the south.
snowshoe tangle on Mont de Bière Devant, January 2000.
taking her turn at the flagpole, 2 January 2004
excellent walk up to Mont de Bière Devant in March 2004 with a collection
of former ACS professors.
the Carte National de la Suisse, 25,000 scale: 1241, Marchairuz
red dot marks the farm of Mont de Bière Devant -- the green dot Mont de Bière
itself, and the orange is the farm of Mont de Bière Derrière. The
blue dot marks the spot where young Marlowe T. Peck
camped with her Papa in late December 1994.
flagpole near Mont de Bière Devant from the northeast, February 2003.
A new bench for resting on and a table d'orientation for orientating on, April 2010
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 19 February 2002, revised 13 April 2010.