Photo Friday: Glacier Illuminated by Aurora

This week’s photos feature the Athabasca Glacier in Alberta, Canada with Northern Lights in the background. Photographer Paul Zizka captured ice climber Stuart and Takeshi Tani hanging from the glacier when the Northern Light hits the sky.

Paul Zizka is a professional mountain landscape and adventure photographer based in Banff, Alberta. He has a passion for shooting alpine sports and capturing the unique features of nature. “My hope is that through my photography, people will rediscover the precious connection they can have with the wonders of our planet,” he said.

For more photos from Paul Zizka, please look here.

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