On the glacier

...English mountaineering team, negotiating Mer de Glace
above Chamonix, the second longest glacier of the Alps.
In the righthand background, Dent du Geant can be seen.

Copyright holder: Museum Fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

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lcarreau

lcarreau - May 25, 2009 8:54 pm - Voted 10/10

Hello Tomislav !

Hvala - this gave me idea to post more photos
from the 19th century! History can be an
illusion to some, but reality to most !!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Mar 27, 2011 9:40 pm - Voted 10/10

Historical Moment

A neat capture of what mountaineering was like back in the old days. All they seem to have for protection on the glacier is those long sticks!

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