Inspiring Girls Expeditions: Encouraging the Next Generation of Women Scientists

26 February 2019, by

The organization is dedicated to encouraging woman to pursue careers in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Roundup: Geopolitics in South Asia, “Last Chance Tourism,” and Antarctic Fjords

25 February 2019, by

This week’s Roundup includes escalating conflict in South Asia over water, a study on “last chance tourism,” and a look at glacial meltwater in Antarctic fjords.

Crash, Boom, Blast: Heavy Snowfall and the Threat of Avalanches

14 February 2019, by

With increased snowfall comes greater avalanche risk. In response, officials sometimes use controlled blasts to create avalanches that will minimize threats to adventure seekers in backcountry areas.

Photo Friday: Glacial Surfers in Iceland

1 February 2019, by

This Photo Friday, enjoy the brave Arctic Surfers, who offer stand-up paddle boarders and surfers opportunities to explore Iceland’s aquatic beauty.

Photo Friday: Alpine Tourism in the Alps

18 January 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features personal images from GlacierHub reader and avid skier Amanda Maughan. Her photographs include The Matterhorn, the Zermatt Ski Region, and the Jungfrau Region. 

Roundup: Government Shutdown Impacts National Parks

7 January 2019, by

National glacier parks are feeling the impacts of the government shutdown. Parks are still mostly accessible to the public and fees are not being collected, but the lack of public services has been a major issue for visitors and local businesses.

Photo Friday: Ice Collapse at Argentina Glacier

14 December 2018, by

This Photo Friday, take a look at the Glaciar Perito Moreno, where ice collapse has become a spectacle.

Photo Friday: Finding Glaciers in Alaska

16 November 2018, by

This Photo Friday features pictures of glaciers captured during a trip to Alaska by GlacierHub writer, Jasmine Gill.

Photo Friday: The Mendenhall Ice Caves

9 November 2018, by

This Photo Friday features the Mendenhall Ice Caves, located inside the Mendenhall Glacier of Juneau, Alaska. This particular glacier is one of 38 glaciers that is part of the 1500-square-mile Juneau Ice Field, which runs for 13 miles into the Mendenhall Valley, ending at Mendenhall Lake.

Native Americans Call to Change Names of Yellowstone Sites

24 October 2018, by

An organization of tribal leaders representing Indian Nations in the Dakotas and Nebraska has called for a name change of Yellowstone National Park’s Mt. Doane and Hayden Valley.

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Reflections from Two Girls on a Rocky Adventure

26 September 2018, by

Two girls and a car, fresh out of grad school, with new perspectives on climate science. Read about our graduation trip to the Rocky Mountains.

A Cap on Climbers at Mont Blanc

18 September 2018, by

Mont Blanc, the highest peak of Alps, faces a tourist cap issued by the French government after an increase in hiker deaths from rockfalls.