Triftgletscher (Gadmen)

Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007

Crevasses, séracs and ice slabs above the icefall of Triftgletscher lend themselves to photographic experiments...

Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
An almost Arctic scene in the accumulation area
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
Ice slabs of remarkably constant thickness above the icefall
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
Foliation in crevasses in the uppermost part of the icefall
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
Small remnant glacier with prominent stratification
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
Chaotic crevasses above the icefall
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
In the upper part of the icefall
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
Hole in an ice slab within the icefall
Abstract ice-scapes on Triftgletscher, 14. and 15. August 2007
Debris from ice avalanches at the foot of the icefall
Photos Jürg Alean