Saturday, November 17, 2012


Light winds, sunny and stable - hike and fly or just hike? I wanted a long day out, so I decided on a hike in the higher mountains, so I jumped in my car and headed N. Oops, there was more snow in evidence than I'd expected - I seem to make this mistake at the same time every year. Since I'd left my boots and snow-shoes behind, I choose a hike that avoided the worst of the snow. 

From Colmars I climbed the Autapie (2400+ m). A nice lunch on the summit (with mostly dry feet) with wonderful views in every direction. A long descent took me back to the car at dusk - great! Must try and remember about this snow stuff next year…