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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 …