The valley mists soon cleared this morning, and with not a cloud in the luminous blue skies, the roads beckoned. The route: a standard down to La Charce and back via the Roanne valley. It involves a couple of satisfying but sub-1000m cols, and has plenty to look at, not least the geology. Lunch was taken with a view at Col de Prémol.
But the weather also put on an interesting show today, with increasing cloud (and a pesky strong headwind) on the return. And you’ve probably noticed my trick of using trees in photos in various ways in the composition: this time of the year they are doubly interesting for their skeletal shadows. Thanks, trees.