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FRI NIGHT VID: Ice Climbing in the Depths of a Glacier

Our Friday Night Video this week features Dani Arnold deep in the Plaine-Morte glacier in Switzerland, attempting to climb his way back to the surface. Arnold navigates his way through the glacier's hidden labyrinths, in what turns out to be a mixture of ice climbing and caving. During his climb upwards, Arnold reflects on the rapid retreat of glaciers year by year. Glaciologists estimate that the Plaine-Morte will be completely gone by 2090.



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Agree - unusual and thought-provoking. I'm glad he admitted it was really scary 'cos, up until then, I was wondering if we were on different planets. Happily not so! And the sense of sadness, of what we're losing...
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