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Photograph by Steve Casimiro   Compiled by Rachel Scheer
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"Here Matt Wade, a guide at Ouray Ice Park, is lead climbing, a more difficult form of climbing where the person places his or her protection in the ice as they ascend on the downstream side of the bridge. Direct sunlight is a hindrance in an ice park—it can melt your most valuable asset. But at one point it briefly illuminated this pillar and the vibrant blue transformed the ice into a glowing piece of art."
West Coast Editor Steve Casimiro
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Camera: Mamiya 645AFD
Film: Kodak E200
Lens: 210 mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/4.0

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