We came across this unique ice ledge (in front of
When I climbed down to these rocks I found out they felt unbelievably warm to the touch. Remarkable how much they had been heated by the sun, but also very welcome. My hands were nearly numb from having my gloves off to take pictures so I stood there for a while with my hands pressed against the toasty rock.
Looks like there should be a polar bear padding across this landscape, doesn't it? It also looks like I was on a boat when I took the picture because of the tilted horizon. Nope, but I was leaning over in an uncomfortable position trying to show the shaping of the ice and snow ridges without lying flat in the snow (which is what I should have done) and I failed to hold the camera straight. The lake is frozen out as far as one can see.