To jwmunro: Almost that

  • In fact, you really have only two 180 degree switchbacks to negociate.
    Less than the 21 needed to climb to l'Alpe d'Huez, in the french alps !
    You are right about the trees. I will not articially remove them but it is a lesson for me : to look at what is included in the frame when choosing the location to take the picture.