Well 600m ascent first up to Grande Col Ferret was a bit harsh but there was a howling head wind and pelting snow to assist. It's supposed to be summer:-)
After the col it was a beautiful snow covered tramp skirting along the contours down to a river and on to Le Fouley with a brief stop for a coffee at Refugio la Peule. We're in Switzerland now and there are Heidi houses everywhere.
The Ultra TMB marathon will pass through here tomorrow am. But for now the town is cheering the smaller (100km) Courmayeur to Chamonix CCC runners though.