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So You Want To Become A Mountaineer?

So You Want To Become A Mountaineer?

According to Hemingway, “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” I just learned that last one. Here’s how you can too.

This Greenland Glacier Flows Like Water Around Rock

This Greenland Glacier Flows Like Water Around Rock

Found in the northwest corner of Greenland, the Leidy Glacier faces a barrier as it meets the Olriks Fjord that it feeds into: rock. This image shows how, even for a giant, hulking slab of ice and rock, the path of least resistance is often the most favourable.

The Biggest Glacier In Iceland Looks Like Superman’s Home

The Biggest Glacier In Iceland Looks Like Superman’s Home

Hello and welcome to the real life Fortress of Solitude. This unbelievably beautiful cavern is inside Vatnajökull, Iceland’s biggest glacier, captured by photographer Kate Friend, who took a stunning series of shots inside this 8000sqkm ice mass.