Leaving the mountain refuge early in the morning, I climbed up the Grand Col Ferret (Ferret Pass) where the Italian - Swiss border lies. My 30+ pounds camera gear pack is heavy for this kind of terrain... The scenery was well worth it! As I climbed up higher, the receding Prè de Bar Glacier looked much larger than it was from the valley below.
Entering Switzerland, I climbed down into Swiss Val Ferret with its bright green pastureland and more cattle.
A small church overlooks a glacier over the mountains in the village of Ferret.
Arriving at the charming Swiss village of La Fouly with chalet-styled buildings decorated with flowers.
Wildflowers in the meadow of Swiss Val Ferret.
Arriving at Campex, Switzerland, a small resort town in the Alps. The alpine lake, Lac Champex, is located in the center of town, surrounded by wooded mountains. It is a resort town but quiet and peaceful. The lake was amazing with deep blue-green colors under the afternoon sun.
Sunset at Lac Champex. The last sun glows on the distant mountains with reflections on the lake...
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