and Coveris received the ecodesign award from PackTheFuture for Optys, a 100 per cent decorated bottle thermoformed from a pre-printed plastic sheet.
We then had to meticulously pick a route through the vast crevasse and serac
fields in near-zero visibility.
At Chamonix, though, the waters of life are suspended in icefalls, seracs
, and the Mer de Glace.
A quick, breathtaking taxi flight back up over the crevasses and blue iced seracs
delivered us near the entrance of the Russein Valley and a perfect, feather-light landing on a narrow ridge.
Where the land is uneven, or very steep, crevasses and seracs
Then seconds later you are heading into the clouds and the eerie world of seracs
and crevasses where the skill of your guide can literally save your life.
Climbing from base camp to camps II, III and IV also involved picking through the Khumbu icefall's massive seracs
, walls of ice as high as 10-story buildings.
He said there was a continuous risk of seracs
along the route selected by the expedition, and that avalanches on the mountain had been a warning sign.
There is continuous risk of seracs
along the route selected by the expedition.
I spent a lot of time in that icefall, going up and down it with Sherpas, remaking the route, which was constantly being broken by the collapse of seracs
and the opening of brand new crevasses.
Cramponing up steep slopes and forcing a track amongst the snow-covered debris of fallen seracs
, we finally emerged on the crest of a little snowy saddle"
Karsha monastery and its attendant nunnery hang suspended above Karsha village like two seracs
. At the foot of the monastery lives Nawang Latok, a retired revenue officer for the Zanskar valley.