There’s still snow at altitude, even in June! Here’s a very recent film ascending the Galibier from the North.
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Here’s a pictorial record of covering 2000+kms, 19 mountain passes, in 3 countries. Lifes tough in 30 degree C heat, but I had a great time, hope you enjoy the pics too!
Galibier – France
On the Galibier there was a professional photographer taking pictures of all the motorcyclists and cyclists passsing by. Even if only one in 50 bought off him he’d have made a lot of money!
Mt Cenis- Italy
The water is held in a huge lake behind a dam here, with this weird triangular building overlooking it all. An hour spent over lunch and I’d got a great suntan it was so warm!.
Everyone takes their picture here, so why should I be any different?
En route to the Swiss Alps and days of pleasure.
View from the Grimsel
Water cascading over mountain tunnel on the Susten
View down to Airolo from the Gotthard
The original and paved Gotthard
Hungry Marmot on the Furka
Check down in the valley for the 48 hairpins
Another pass, another 2500 metres or so!
Super lunch stop spot
Ice cream stops mandatory!
Check the waterfall!