But it does not climb so steadily upward as the Simplon or the mont cenis.
Upon the passage of the mont cenis I came in for terrible snowdrifts.
The road of mont cenis had been surveyed and smoothed, and all dangerous points made secure by barriers.
But the depth of the snow on mont cenis was fatal to this design.
It is thus that it may be said to have been the prototype of its great successor, the mont cenis.
He was young and strong; he made the pass of mont cenis on foot.
They went by train as far as Chambry, and then by diligence and in sledges over mont cenis.
Think of it, you modern tourists who cross mont cenis in three!
The road, especially in winter, was difficult; it led through the passes of Piedmont and mont cenis.
The journey by the mont cenis route had not been without its trying incidents.