Tag: Michael Modzelewski

THE WAVE, UTAH

The most unusual rock formation in the world. The water-stream erosion Navajo Sandstone, 190 million years old, is a heart flayed open, taffy gone wild, a hallucination in stone! Located near the Utah-Arizona border in the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness. The BLM limits access to just 20 permits per day, for the sandstone is fragile and there is no trail… Read more →

LAUGHTON GLACIER, ALASKA

  There are 100,000 glaciers in Alaska (of varying sizes) and 95% are in retreat, melting back in our era of global warming. Explored Laughton Glacier above Skagway, Alaska. Glaciers carve drama and splendor into the landscapes. Both bulldozer and conveyor belt, the sticky ice picks up rocks that it uses chock-a-block to grind away at the mountains, creating new… Read more →