| D236 La Houile(sh)
I came across this
summit point while cycling from the top
of Col de Jambaz to Col de Teramont.
Both of these are low passes south of
Lake Geneva. But going over either pass
is not a necessary condition to make
this the highest point on a profile. And
so this point gets its own page.
START-END NORTH: D12, south of
ALT: jct with road to Lulin and
many other small passes on left
3.(1027m,22.3km)Col de Jambaz(shp)
4.(1100m,25.9km)TOP: point of
highest elevation, just before
profile joins D22 from Lulin
ALT: bridge over La Menoge, north
From North. After
a gently weaving road, passing picturesque
villages set in front of quadrangular
mountain blocks, the road reaches the top
of Col de Jambaz at point 3, and at this
point the best scenery is actually already
Here the profile takes a right and climbs
a little further to the village la Houile.
There are no real views from here, even if
it is the highest point.
From South. (described
downwards). A short straight roll leads to
a junction with another small road
following a high foothill valley, D22.
Shortly after that the profile passes Col
de Terremont, a completely inconspicuous
location on a gentle saddle. The profile
continues down the valley through Habere Poche, where many other low pass roads
converge, onwards through Boege - a nice
place to rest and pick up groceries - and
ends in "Le Pont de Fellinges".
A Dayride with this point as intermediate
summit is on page: Col d'Ajon