Photos from the collection aletsch glacier

Aerial photograph of the Aletsch glacier in Swiss canton Valais

The unstoppable loss

Because the Aletsch glacier is inevitably melting so much, the adjacent mountain ridges are beginning to destabilize.

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Konkordia Hut

A close crop of the previous picture showing the Konkordia Hut on the right of the image, sitting high above the junction of three major glaciers known as "Konkordiaplatz". This mountain hut is a four hour cross-glacier walk from the nearest easy access point (Jungfraujoch) and at least six hours from where this photo was […]

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