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Crossing the Crevasse

Image # 1D2_01677

Fox Glacier, New Zealand


Canon 28-70L/f2.8 at 60 mm

ISO 200, f/11, 1/320 second

Manual Metering



Hiking on the glacier was more strenuous and difficult than we anticipated. They supplied 'hob-nailed' boots for traction, as well as 'cramp-ons' that we strapped on in addition, to maximize our footing. Each of us had a walking stick with a long metal spike at the end as well. This shot shows my wife stepping over a reasonably deep crevasse. It was fun and nerve-wracking at the same time, since there was definite potential for bodily harm with a mis-step!