Minya Konka
Minya Konka, Sichuan, China. [Photo by Jacboo]

From October 15, 2012, to April 15, 2013, we were pleased to present Robert Macfarlane’s essay “Ice,” excerpted from The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot, published in the United States by Viking Press. Our agreement with the publisher covered only this limited period, and so the text is no longer available on Places.

Robert Macfarlane, “Ice,” Places Journal, October 2012. Accessed 08 Feb 2023. <>

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