Sharon + Ken  2007
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We started our climb from the roundabout at the center of the town of Val d'Isere

Sharon at one of the switchback turns in the road, with the mountains Roc de Bassagne and Pointe de la Galise beyond

partway up the climb, with the snowy peak of la Grand Motte on the horizon and town of Val d'Isere below

looking north from the road

mountains in the clouds: Dome de la Sache + Mont Pourri over water of Lac de Chevril

Col de l'Iseran is the highest paved-road mountain pass in Europe.  We got up there on our Bike Friday tandem bicycle

chapel at the Col

Pointe de Charbonnel mountain, south from Col de l'Iseran

in the midst of our descent back to Val d'Isere in late afternoon

the river Isere runs by the road lower closer to Val d'Isere

enjoying the pleasant valley, with the river Isere to the right of the road

village of le Fornet alongside the road

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