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Posts Tagged ‘Ice Climbing’

September 23rd, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Ice Climbing on the Matanuska Glacier’ by Tom Bol – Alaska

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Hiker and climber Colby Coombs glacier cliff face hiking Denali State Park Alaska Adventure sports photography
We had spent time photographing Denali from a backcountry campsite, then moved over to the Matanuska Glacier to photograph ice climbers. The climber in this shot, Colby Coombs, runs a mountaineering school in Alaska and was helping me teach a photo workshop on adventure sports. He volunteered to climb this ice fin on the Matanuska … 
May 30th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Dawn Glanc ice climbing’ by Michael Clark – Ouray Ice park, Colorado

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Climber Dawn Glanc ice climbing in Ouray Ice Park Colorado by Michael Clark
In the outdoor adventure sports world, it is difficult to come up with something new and different than what has been shot before. Hence, on a portfolio shoot earlier this year, I created the image you see above—an image of professional climber Dawn Glanc on some very steep terrain in the Ouray Ice Park just …