January 19, 2018

Mark Carey’s article on glaciers inspire new perspectives on alpinism

A recent issue of The Alpinist featured an article titled “The Sharp End: These Winter Palaces.” Here, Katie Ives explored how cold places have captured imaginations since the beginnings of modern alpinism, referring to (among


others) Mark Carey’s article “The History of Ice: How Glaciers Became an Endangered Species” in Environmental History 3, 2007. The full text of Carey’s article can be read for free here at environmentalhistory.net.