Vivid blue ice clings to the escarpment during winter where the Upper Falls of Johnston Canyon flowed freely during summer. This is a prime destination for ice climbing in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Outfitters from the town of Banff provide guides as well as the ice climbing gear required; from the ice picks through to crampons, helmets and harnesses. Alternatively, visitors can bring their own climbing gear and take to the frozen wall of ice at their own leisure.
Two ice picks lodged on a frozen wall of ice at the Upper Falls during winter, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/10.0, exposure time of 1/6 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 200mm.
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