Glacial contrasts

Athabasca Glacier

I recently tracked down these historical photos for a presentation. The pairs aren’t perfect, because I took my photos before I saw the old ones. Still, the comparisons are revealing.

Mount Robson, Kain Face

2017
1950s

Illecillewaet Névé

1908
2014

Illecillewaet Glacier

1902
2017

2 thoughts on “Glacial contrasts

    1. Same. Visiting the Rockies and Selkirks drives home the reality of global warming. See (and climb) them while you can.

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