Around 1200 meters I ran into a patch of snow or two and didn't think much of it. Then I reached the switchback end and it was too deep to ride. I carried the bike 100 meters then the following long traverse was clear so I remounted. Alas at the next switchback the same occurred- I carried the bike again. Then the road was clear of snow at the base of the killer concrete ramp, so I had to climb it: not as bad as I remembered. At 1320 meters snow was everywhere so I surrendered. Have to come back in a month or two and try again.
|The first portage|
|You can see the Piancavallo-Cansiglio road up there: only 40 meters higher|
|The killer concrete ramp, unfortunately clear so I had to climb it.|
|This is the road continuing upward|
|Nice stand of beech trees in the snow to the east|