Tag Archives: Glacier

A Blanket of snow

Snow softens the Alpine landscape, smoothing out the wrinkles, concealing the ugliness of bare ground. In the alps, the deeper the snow the more is concealed. This is the last few yards of the Fee glacier above Saas Fee in … Continue reading

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Line of Descent

Winter and shorter hours of daylight brings benefits, one is more time indoors to catch up on some long overdue processing, particularly B&W conversions. The three images in this post go back quite a few years, two of them to … Continue reading

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Graveyard of a Glacier

A busy few weeks has meant a slowdown in images appearing on this blog. I’m still working my way through last summer’s collection of new images from the Alps, among other things. There have been two previous posts about the … Continue reading

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The Forms of Ice

Three images today that were taken within a span of ten minutes on a high altitude walk that I have walked many times – and no two occasions have been the same. The first shows one of the remarkable sights … Continue reading

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Terminal Decline

On my recent holiday in the Swiss Alps I spent a considerable amount of time photographing the glaciers and, on one day, crossing two of them. This image is a small section of the last 100yds or so of the … Continue reading

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The Fee Gletscher

The Fee Gletscher (Fee Glacier) is a massive Glacier that flows down from most of the peaks that form the horseshoe-shaped backdrop to the village of Saas Fee. Do please click on the following images for a better quality view, … Continue reading

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Glacial Movement

In the summer of 2011 while on holiday in Zermatt I crossed the Gorner Glacier on a trip to see the new Monte Rosa Hut. Click here to see my post on the ‘Monte Rosa Hut Trail’. During that same … Continue reading

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