Photo of Night in Rome on Photo of South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina on Photo of Sunrise from Volcan Sajama, Bolivia on Photo of Nepali girl begging at Monkey Temple on Photo of Khumjung (4): young Nepali cricket player on Photo of Chinese Waitress in Nyalam restaurant, Tibet on Photo of View from a balloon over the Netherlands on Photo of Street sign in downtown Talkeetna, Alaska on Photo of Porters on Baltoro Glacier with K2 in back on

Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina 11th July 2007

2 Responses to “Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina”

  1. 1
    Michael Rawluk:

    That is a gorgeous shot. And an informative comment. Thanks.

  2. 2

    This brings back memories Harry…..

Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina

The story behind "Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina"

The meters of snow is being shaped by the brute forces of the sun and pounding wind wind into these Penitentes, aptly named after the Roman Catholics that celebrate their Passion with rites involving fasting and self-flagellation.

(2 comments add yours: click the link above the image, or share using the buttons.)

Share your Planet!

Click the buttons below to Tweet, Stumble, Reddit or Digg!

7 summitsArgentinaLandscapesMountainsSouth AmericaSun, Moon & Stars