Photo Friday: Happy Shorebird Day

5 September 2014, by

GlacierHub is glad to join the first World Shorebirds Day on September 6, 2014, by showing the diversity of shorebirds that are found near glaciers, including tidewater glaciers and glaciers in mountain lakes. These include classic waders such as the black stilt and the least sandpiper. Other birds also frequent the shores of glacial waters. […]

Photo Friday: Glaciers for all seasons in Patagonia

29 August 2014, by

Patagonia’s stunning scenery was the reason this area of southern Argentina became the namesake of the popular brand of outdoor clothing. Photographer Alex Proimos photographed its glacier ice caves, mountain lakes and the impressive Fitz Roy mountain in 2011. See more pictures from his trip in his Flickr gallery. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections […]

Photo Friday: Ice cave in Kamchatka

22 August 2014, by

Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula is a remote place by any measure, but it’s worth the trip to see an ice cave nearly a kilometer long that was created by water from a hot spring that flowed under a glacier. Reader Roberto Lopez of Asturias, Spain submitted these pictures from a recent trip. See more of Lopez’s photos […]

Photo Friday: Highland communities in Ancash, Peru

15 August 2014, by

Anthropologist Kate Dunbar wrote her dissertation on highland communities in Peru’s Ancash region. The glaciers in this area are important sources of drinking and irrigation water for these villages as well as myriad downstream users. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. If you have photos you’d like to share, let us know in the […]

Photo Friday: Mt. Baker and the North Cascades

8 August 2014, by

Emily Gibson runs a blog called Barnstorming, about rural life on a farm in northwest Washington. Her pictures feature Mt. Baker, North Cascades and the Canadian Rockies in many different lights. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. If you have photos you’d like to share, let us know in the comments, […]

Photo Friday: Life on Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit

1 August 2014, by

Photographer Dietmar Temps traveled to Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit in 2009, which winds its way through the range in the Himalayas in the north-central section of the country. The entire trek takes nearly three weeks to complete. See more of Temps’ pictures in his Flickr gallery. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. […]

Photo Friday: Life as a Chilean cowboy in the Andes

25 July 2014, by

Photographer Peter Haden traveled to Chile in 2007 and shot a photo essay of Leo, a huaso who lives in the Andes. For more photos, visit Haden’s Flickr page. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. If you have photos you’d like to share, let us know in the comments, by […]

Photo Friday: Glaciers from above

18 July 2014, by

  Astronauts aboard the International Space Station took this picture of the space shuttle Atlantis’ STS-132 mission as it flew over a glacier in Chile and Argentina. (NASA) The Siachen glacier as seen in 2011. The 76 km long glacier is sometimes called a “white snake”.

Photo Friday: Banff National Park

11 July 2014, by

Founded in 1885, Banff National Park in Alberta is Canada’s oldest national park. Flickr user Adam Fagan features pictures of his 2012 trip to the national park. Photo Friday highlights photo essays and collections from areas with glaciers. If you have photos you’d like to share, let us know in the comments, by Twitter @glacierhub or […]

Rongbuk Mountains

15 February 2014, by

Growing up in exile and spending a majority of my life as a stateless refugee, I tried to deconstruct my identity through asking my parents about their experiences and stories. My mother was crucial in shaping my identity. Her stories always revolved around the Rongbuk Glacier. She was born raised in the shadows of the […]

Photos from Franz Josef Glacier

14 February 2014, by

The Franz Josef Glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island.