There's an alternative but it's ugly. Steep grade down to a hairpin and a single lane bridge, then another hairpin followed by an ice covered 12% grade up.
-7°C and cloudy tonight, with a wind chill of -13°C.
2° C and clouds, but today there shall be a lot of sun. :-)
"Riches can be lost, but happiness in your heart can only be veiled, and it will still bring happiness again, as long as you live." Anne Frank