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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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