Winter is over in the lower areas, and with the snow melting in the upper areas, now most of the Swiss Alp mountain passes are open. Time to make my favorite motor bike tour: Susten – Grimsel – Furka. It is hard to share the feeling riding a flat engine through the mountains, but I can share pictures :-).
The roads are dream for every motor biker:
There is still a lot of snow in the higher areas, but flowers are blooming:
The Grimsel lake is very low right now, but will be filled quickly from melting snow and ice:
To give an idea about how much snow still is there: a picture from the Grimsel pass:
Wondering why the snow has an orange color? This comes from Sahara desert dust, brought by high altitude winds during the winter:
From the Grimsel pass, the view to the next pass: Furka. Need to drive down into the valley and then up on the other side:
We all arrived safely at home in the evening. Turned off the motor bike engines, and turned on instead the BBQ ‘engine’ to finish the day :-). And the forecast for next long weekend is promising….
Happy Passing 🙂
Erich you are lucky to live in an area of such beauty.
beautiful mountains and motor bike!!
Thank you for the beautiful two minute vacation.
There’s an English poem that says a picture is worth a thousand words. I think your photos are worth at least 2500 words each. 😉
BTW, What kind of bike do you have? A BMW?
BMW R 1200 R
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