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Climbers with sleds on Antarctica 23rd November 2006

9 Responses to “Climbers with sleds on Antarctica”

  1. 1
    tetsu:

    Wonderful capture!! Great waork. :-)

  2. 2
    Toxic Lens:

    Wow… That settles it– I\'m going to Antarctica!

  3. 3
    MC:

    I actually said WOW out loud at first glace of this photo. So pristine! Gorgeous picture.

  4. 4
    Micke:

    I agree with abov comment WOW what a great shoot and feeling in this one and a very good choise for the photofriday compitision
    /Micke

  5. 5
    Jeff Ambrose:

    Congrats on the noteworthy, an excellent image.

  6. 6
    Ovidiu:

    Beautiful!

  7. 7
    Milan Collin:

    This one is also hard for me to ignore. My goal for one of the coming years, I need to see this, feel this and breath this, thanks Harry.

  8. 8
    Jerry:

    A member of the 2006,Irish Beyondendurance Expedition who crossed South Georgia via the Shackleton route. Great shot brought back some very cool memories.
    Jerry Aherne

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    Oleg:

    A breathtaking image – stunning, pure, clear simplicity.

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Climbers with sleds on Antarctica

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Just after leaving BC the route up Vinson slowly ascends the glacier. No mules, no porters, but every member wil carry their own gear and the team supplies on a sled, making the ascent tougher than it might appear.
The sun never sets, but once it is behind the mountains, the shadow reveals the actual temperature. Welcome to Antarctica, the largest freshwater reserve in the world, so fresh, it is not water anymore..

Voted Noteworthy on the December Photofriday Fresh competition. Thanks for voting!

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