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de Poêle Chaud
of the Jura's answers to the Alps
already celebrated beautiful Mont Tendre and La
Dôle, two of the really nice peaks in the southwestern Jura mountains near
Geneva, we turn now to the Pointe de Poêle Chaud.
Chaud" means 'hot frying pan'; the farm by that name is at the foot of the
back side of the mountain. Who can guess what well-disguised logic lurks beneath
weather station* on the Pointe de Poêle Chaud (1626m), with La Dôle
behind, 2 April 2006
learnt later, thanks to P. Misteli, that this is actually the amateur radio French-Swiss
relay station La Glutte]
southwestwards up towards the Pointe de Poêle Chaud, from the Pointe de Fin Château
(1556 meters), overlooking the village of St. Cergue, 26 February 2000.
Dôle and its fancy radar stuff, looking past Poêle Chaud from the Fin Château.
Dôle, from the radio relay station on the Pointe de Poêle Chaud (1626 meters altitude),
weather station. [Read "amateur radio French-Swiss relay station La Glutte]".
photographer, with the camera turned the wrong way round, February 2000.
de Fin Château at the northeast end of the row, April 2006.
Peck descending from Pointe de Poêle Chaud towards La Barillette, September
Peck just north of Pointe de Poêle Chaud, October 2001.
the Carte National de la Suisse, 50,000 scale: 260, St.-Cergue.
The frontier of France to the south and west is marked by +++++++.
Pointe de Poêle Chaud in the center, seen from the north, La Dôle
on the right, 30 December 2003.
Chaud from the southeast, summit on the left, 22 May 2005
main summit of Poêle Chaud (the southern end) from the southeast
middle part, from the southeast
far end, called the Pointe de Fin Château, seen from the south, 22 May 2005.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 24 February 2001, revised 10 October 2008.