The road away from Champex. There was some snow here overnight - still visible on the hill tops - and here was a rank of snow clearing machinery ready for action
Chalets line the attractive road through the valley
This shows the number of walkers which at the start tend to bunch up but spread out during the day. Several sprint by but are overtaken later as they stop to pant! The tortoise and the hare syndrome!
We reached Alp Bovine (1987m) which was in thick cloud where we stopped for coffee. As we resumed walking it started snowing which gradually turned to rain as we descended. Here the snow can be seen falling on this stoic cow
What Alp Bovine could have looked like on a sunny day, not in cold drizzly cloud