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life's hectic non-stop party threatens to get out of control and really exhausting
January 2005 visit
may not find this tangibly 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.
march up Le Noirmont
Noirmont from near Les Coppettes farm, 15 January 2005 (two bumps at 1547m and 1567m)
Les Coppettes farm
levitates towards Noirmont summit with Les Coppettes farm below and La Dôle
the whitish knobby thing on the left-centre horizon
higher Le Noirmont summit, 1567m, 15 January 2005
and Joe prepare for the final assault on the summit
Le Noirmont comes complete with an irresistible cross.
Kristin (left), Joe on the right
out over France, to the west, in the late afternoon
and Joe turn towards home in the late afternoon
wait for the narrator, who's paused to address some exigencies
towards the lower summit (1547m) of Le Noirmont
Just time for a very brief political argument
in the background
and Joe challenging France safely from a stand-off position
awaiting The Rapture
Down off the ridge
home again, snow like concrete
Near Les Coppettes, La Dôle peeking over the trees
Coppettes farm in late afternoon, mid-January 2005
two summits of Le Noirmont can be seen as blue dots.
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All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 27 March 2005, revised 27 September 2008.