Category Archives: Winter

River Icicles on the Kananaskis River

River Icicles on the Kananaskis River, AB (Canada), Feb. 19, 2013 Here’s another beautiful ice formation captured by UofA River Ice Group grad students this past winter.   These  peculiar ice formations are created as stranded ice melts on warm days. (Canon PowerShot 2, f/3.4,  … Continue reading

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Ice Spheres, Kananaskis River

Ice spheres seen on the Kananaskis River, AB (Canada), Feb. 24, 2012 Recently, I’ve been showing some interesting ice photos taken on the Kananaskis River.  Because this mountain stream is regulated  for hydro-power production, water levels vary up to 1 m (~3 ft) each day creating perched … Continue reading

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Ice Sock, Kananaskis River

Ice covering a post on the Kananaskis River, AB (Canada), Feb. 24, 2012 The Kananaskis River is a beautiful, steep mountain stream that is regulated for hydro-power production. Water levels vary up to 1 m (~3 ft) each day. As the water level drops, ice … Continue reading

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