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ICE CLIMBING ON KENNICOTT GLACIER

We were out hiking about Kennicott glacier with a guide when we spotted this fellow some distance away scaling one of the many glacier vertical faces. He appea...
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We were out hiking about Kennicott glacier with a guide when we spotted this fellow some distance away scaling one of the many glacier vertical faces. He appeared to be alone and wasn't using any ropes. Our guide recognized him and said he was another guide who he assumed was out exploring the glacier on his day off.
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23 Comments | Report
john_arsenault
 
john_arsenault November 02, 2016
being old and cowardly, i can only hope that you have Photo-shopped the rope out of the picture; somehow, i doubt it. Great capture.
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden January 31, 2017
Congratulations on your Challenge Win!
MichelleRaneeJohnson Ultimate
 
MichelleRaneeJohnson April 17, 2017
Just wanted to let you know that you made it into the top 10 in my climbing challenge! Great photo and great ice climb!
Arzhtatiana
 
Arzhtatiana November 22, 2017
Nice composition!
bpwhite PRO+
 
bpwhite September 11, 2018
Great photo!
Oceanskyphotography PRO+
 
Oceanskyphotography October 20, 2018
Amazing!
Paul_Joslin Platinum
 
Paul_Joslin October 20, 2018
We were exploring the upper surface of the Kennicott Glacier with a guide when we spotted this fellow on his own scaling one of the Glacier's many sides without the aid of ropes.
DutchTouch Platinum
 
DutchTouch December 06, 2019
Fabulous capture!
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Cookies4U May 22, 2020
amazing shot!
KristinaOers PRO+
 
KristinaOers August 06, 2020
Incredible picture!!
jeffgauthier
 
jeffgauthier January 08, 2021
He's got more guts than me that's for sure!! Dang......
Vash01Photo Platinum
 
Vash01Photo May 02, 2021
Wow! Adventurous man.
marysorberdye Ultimate
 
marysorberdye May 11, 2021
Just hanging out at your favorite chunk of ice? lol Stunning photography!~
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug September 13, 2021
Now that's an adventure! Impressive.
PreissAlex Platinum
 
PreissAlex September 13, 2021
Congratulations on your People's Choice in adventures Photo Challenge Win. Excellent photo.
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal September 17, 2021
Congrats on another win Paul. :-)
vf4tjhnjkf PRO
 
vf4tjhnjkf November 23, 2021
Impressive
JohnSmall PRO+
 
JohnSmall Mar 21
Sensational shot
Paul_Joslin Platinum
Paul_Joslin Mar 22
Thank you John. The credit really goes to the ice climber for his skill and confidence in what he was doing.
philnielsen
 
philnielsen Apr 16
Wow!
dinoboy_0068 PRO+
 
dinoboy_0068 Apr 16
Wow
Vash01Photo Platinum
 
Vash01Photo Apr 18
Congratulations on your runner up award in the contest.
JamieGarnish
 
JamieGarnish May 02
OMG! I guess people really don't like being restrained. At least the extremely courageous. Either that or this guy just found the edge of the flat earth!
Hood PRO+
 
Hood May 07
Awesome!
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