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John Brett – Glacier of Rosenlaui

Wow! After walking for days in a Swiss gorge, you get to the base of the massive sparkling glacier! It heaves slowly down the mountain with its enormous power. It’s really beautiful!

You’ve passed great maple trees, old mountain huts and rough rocks to get here. How was your journey? Who did you meet? What do you do now?

John Brett, Glacier of Rosenlaui 1856 c. Tate

John Brett, Glacier of Rosenlaui 1856 c. Tate

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60 stories about “John Brett – Glacier of Rosenlaui”

  1. Sameeo25, age 11, from England

    One day, there used to be a beautiful land of mountains and peaks called Pacific valley. It had gorgeous hills and cliffs and was a star attraction. People were always camping in it’s majestic caves or hiking up it’s incredible peaks. The only problem was that there was a massive gathering of water right next to Pacific valley and the only thing to stop it getting in was a thin wall of rock. On the 23rd of July in 998,000 BC, the wall got so hot that it began to melt into lava, letting the the wall of water thunder in and take down some of the mountains as well as burring some of them in it’s frozen waters. After the water had conquered the beautiful land of the Pacific, people named it the Pacific ocean, because the water was already an ocean.

  2. Dana, age 35, from united states

    the woman with a pig snout in the sky breathed. and a rock man manifested and stared at a sea witch hooded in a robe of sea foam.

  3. alfie, age 8, from highley

    It is very rocky but beautiful They are all cold colours .

  4. alfie, age 8, from highley

    The rocks tumbled down .It was very cloudy. The rock’s blew up.The hard plants died. Animals died everything died it was not a world .The world was very rocky but soft for some how. The world went mad. The world went mad.

  5. Marina P., age 13, from Catlonia

    Once upon a time, there was a group of friends climbing the Everest mountain. Suddenly one of them fell because there was a big glacier under the mountain. Then there was a very big storm and they were sheltered in a cove. So they were so safe.

  6. chester, age 7, from philipines

    it was a beatiful day of water flowing down a river all people loved it they were like wow wow wow wow wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww lol

  7. Arabella& Sarah, age 9, from England and USA

    one day in Antarctica there was are beautiful Glacier the locals called it Glacier of Rosenlaui. A man called John Brett, he thought it was so beautiful so he panted it. He thought is was magnificent so he died from climbing it and the beauty!

    THE END

  8. Taylyn, age 11, from United States

    There once used to be a gorgeous mountain in Taylynville. One day a girl watched a show where weird creatures lived in a water storage. The girl who was named Bree Rosenlaui checked it out. When she opened it water came flowing out falling out of the water storage. The water went into the beautiful mountains because it was winter the water went into a freezing state the winter lasted for a year for an unknown reason. The water started to turn into a glacier. The mountain was soon stared to be named Rosenlaui Mountain aka Glacier Mountain.

  9. isabelle, age 13, from England

    My legs felt like jelly after the long journey i was half asleep and my eyes were barley open a loud crash and a gust of wind soon made my eyes widen to look at the beautiful view around me. I looked to the edge of the sharp rocks i was standing on as i saw a glisten of sunlight bounce of the water crashing against the stern rocks and hitting back on itself splashing like a baby in its first bath. The wind blew through my hair gushing past and taking me with it as my jelly legs tumble to a fall onto the soft warm sand my toes bury deep beneath keeping warm and flicking the sand around as the sound of the waves peacefully send me off into a dreamy sleep as i close my eyes i think of the golden sand and deep blue sea with the warm sun tanning my tender skin.

  10. Ashley, age 10, from US

    The glacier loomed above me. It was cold, and it was pouring snow. I ran to get away from the chill and tripped. I climbed over a rock. I stood on the boulder and looked around me. The view was amazing.

  11. joy, age 8, from scotland

    Once there was a little girl called sienna .She always looks out of her window wishing she could go up it.But now every thing has an age limit so she couldn’t .It got snow on it now so it looks very nice.30 years after that she was 37. She started packing for her trip .She would be the first to go up.She started climbing by the time she got up there was a door that said…

  12. MAISY, age 12, from CRESSWELL

    once upon a time there was a girl called sky and when she was born she was a human but she was the clouds child which was really weird but she was a child like us . But one day when she was 13 she would turn into a cloud so she decided to live her life while she can and play with all the animals down on the earth. But now she was 12 and she was nearly 13 and then she turned 13 but instead of turning into a cloud her parents turned into humans and they live happily ever after THE END !

  13. Daniel, age 127, from Vans

    Co2 caused a greenhouse effect, we all burned to death. gg

  14. lacey, age 7, from 24 ac

    once upon a time there was a girl called cindrella and she had 2 ugly sisters called penny and pinny and there was an wicked stepmother so cindrella got a new dress and fairy godmother and he made a pumpkin pukuy and so then they arrived at the ball and the prince made cindrella a dance but by time it was midnight and it was 12 ,o clock cindrella ran away. oh , dear the time must come back then cinrella and fred lived happily ever after the end.

  15. celia, age 7, from england

    the water went down the rocks with a storm that never ended. and that is why nobody goes there. the water waits for a boat to come down the waterfall but never having any nice weather, evreybody new it was soo not atractive.

  16. Dragon, age 9, from England

    I was walking for days and days intil I saw massive sparkling glacier!
    It was amasing and beatifull.My jurney was beatifull but this looked much beatifuller.I met wolf cub and an old lady called Benathie. I found out, that the higher you go the colder it is and harder is to breathe.

  17. reagan, age 9, from united states

    This picture is so cool ,it looks like snow and rocks. I wish i was able to go there. The rocks are so so cool. ps are those houses an that big rock on the top left. Beautiful picture

  18. Abbie G, age 10, from United kingdom

    It was a bright and sunny morning when a girl called Anna said she wanted to be a famous artist. So she told her friends at school but some bully’s heard her and said you you want to be a famous artist hahahaahahah and then they ran away. Later that evening she told her mum that the people at school laughed at her so her mum said you are grate at art and told her to go to sleep. After a couple of years she went to university about art. Then she was finally a famous artist she got interviewed and said she looked up to Leonardo da Vincis painting and that is how she got hear.

  19. Tyler W, age 11, from United Kingdom

    It was on the day of the painting of the Mona Lisa,the artist Leonardo da Vinchi was on his way from the market to purchase paint,but then fell into the frozen waters from below…It was cold,wet and dark…But then a voice called out…”Leonardo,is that you?”. ” I’m saved!” . Said Leonardo. To be continued…

  20. Faelan, age 11, from England

    Once there was a man called Tom boi he was asleepy old man he went for a walk with his 2 dogs Jeremy baker and Donald Can he saw a big ice rock!! Coming towards him!! What shall he do he said to Jeremy baker the dog said nothing except a bark Tom boi shouted and shouted help then Donald said “we have to get out of here” Tom boi said come on then. Later on the CIA came and rescued every one then Jeremy said thank goodness were saved

  21. Ellie, age 11, from England

    There was a flood and then it froze up and turned into ice

  22. Murray, age 11, from Parkes

    The monster of a glacier suddenly shattered into pieces as the titanic boat passed by. The boat was immediately veiled in freezing cold ice. The members on the ship soonly were able to retrieve the boat and swim helplessly away. Yet since then only one member was found …

  23. Murray, age 11, from Parkes

    The monster of a glacier suddenly shattered into pieces as the titanic boat passed by. The boat was immediately veiled in freezing cold ice. The members on the ship soonly were able to retrieve the boat and swim helplessly away. Yet since then there has only been one member found

  24. Thierry, age 10, from England

    One day there was a beautiful collection of mountains called the glass peak mountains they were a mini version of mount Everest valid in gleaming snow. However not far beyond the mountains was a frosted ocean camouflaged in eerie silver myst, the ocean was a rough ,mysterious and scariest thing It prejudices enormous waves.The waves swallowed the glass peak mountains and a gleaming glacier heaving down a mountain with colossal power!

  25. Millie, age 10, from UK

    The restless journey through the deep Arctic. Through blizzards, storms and snow. Over rocky cliffs and flat plains of snow. Camping every night. Wrapped in blankets but still cold from the frost glistening in the night.

    Trudging through the day with the cold sun shining on my back, I see , stood looming over me, a humongous ice glacier. I quickly notice a small opening , just big enough to admit me. Carefully stepping on the thin sheet of ice I start to explore. It was almost as if other humans had beat me to it. The glacier had been made into an exibition of all Arctic animals. Each had its own position in a glass cage. Suddenly I heard crunching behind me. Everything went dark…

  26. Nicole, age 11, from UK

    The endless journey through the cold, icy Arctic. Through blizzards, storms, snow and rain. The scrappy little creature restlessly trying to climb the the unstable rocks, was knocked out by a boulder rapidly rolling down the mountain.

    Suddenly, the poor thing saw a bright light shining in its eye and slowly sat up. It tried to stand but the boulder had rolled over its leg. He finally stood up and started slowly trudging towards the coved cliff. But it was too cold and everything went black…

  27. Addison, age 10, from England

    Dear diary

    I ,Captain Scott,the first man to ever venture into the union. I knew a few days into the journey, me and my crew were dieing of thirst and then ,we found sanctuary the place we called it, the land of the forgotten. It was the most beautiful place I ever saw with my own two eyes. The only bordem we ever felt was sleeping.

    Yours sincerely Scott

  28. Guillermo, age 14, from Spain

    Once upon time, there were two ramblers. They want climb the mountain Anapurna. When they were halfway there, it began to snow violently. They were shelter in a cave. When they got out the cave, they saw a big glacier. They desisted climb Anapurna because it was very dangerous. They came down from the mountain because the glacier cut them the way.

  29. Grace, age 11, from Wales

    Sophie daringly peeked at the crashing waves pounding against the chalky cliffs. The waves came tumbling, rumbling, crashing, dashing the harbour wall, as the snow white glacier heaves and groans. Her eyes widen and her jaw drops at the gorgeous sight. She has suffered through torrential rain, hailstones and powerful winds that blew her this way and that. But finally she was here. At the place of wonder, Rosenlaui. The whooshing winds blew through her curly, wild hair, and almost pushed her into the ocean. The water submerges the rocks, pours into crevices and cracks and then falls back, sighing, it’s strength all gone. This is the ocean, the ocean of Rosenlaui, and this is the glacier, the glacier of Rosenlaui.

  30. lou-lou, age 11, from england

    She felt air bound, like a butterfly drifting into mid-air. She felt pleased that she was picked to go on the perilous adventure, even though not a snowfall had occurred yet. Her breath was icy cold against the scenic views of the nature around her, there were no creatures or tyrannical beasts; she could feel her surroundings in a completely different way than others did. When she was in the woods it was as if the birds were talking to her and when she was at the beach she would be able to see beneath the water when she was on dry land. A blustery gust of gentle wind skimmed her face, her hands grew cold. She shivered. who wouldn’t shiver on the edge of a snowy mountain? She was aged 7 when her mother and father died in a car crash, she never showed that she was heartbroken, every day was a misery usually she would cry herself to sleep at her foster home. But a few months back she went on a walk to the woods and it was there she found her magic powers. She then decided that she was fed up of this life and that she promised herself she would run away. She was sitting cross legged on the floor now, a crack sounded but she passed it on by, then another one. All of a sudden a glacier snapped of and made a huge boom…

  31. lou-lou, age 11, from england

    She felt air bound, like a butterfly drifting into mid-air. She felt pleased that she was picked to go on the perilous adventure, even though not a snowfall had occurred yet. Her breath was icy cold against the scenic views of the nature around her, there were no creatures or tyrannical beasts; she could feel her surroundings in a completely different way than others did. When she was in the woods it was as if the birds were talking to her and when she was at the beach she would be able to see beneath the water when she was on dry land. A blustery gust of gentle wind skimmed her face, her hands grew cold. She shivered. who wouldn’t shiver on the edge of a snowy mountain? A loud voice echoed through the air, it was her team mates. Sam, Katrina and Michael these were the other three team members that had been picked. They ate lunch on the mountain and then headed back to their HQ. Suddenly, a huge glacier broke off and landed on the mountain…

  32. schian, age 9, from usa

    One day a girl named Mrs.Thompson she loved the beach after she was dreaming she was notiffied that she got a free pass to the beach for 1 whole year she screamed with joy but when the class knew they all cried but she still went

  33. Daria W, age 12, from Maine

    It comes slowly swollowing all the objects around it. A lifeless, cold river, creating trenchesh as it slides over the greyness and deovours its beauty slowly captavating it into its cold heart. It swolows all the inferno from life forms like a hungry for blood ocean it drowns and destroys with its tsunamis and storms causing droghts but not with water but with its victims blood. Its a stelion, a 10 foot long cobra slithering through the grey landscapes. Its the personification of death, its a Glacier.

  34. luna_gamer, age 11, from usa

    When i was walking there was shaking the snow from the mountain it was really scary but then i saw it was going to the other side where the island was.

  35. ruby mae, age 7, from green

    wow did you walk in that it must have been cold

    and fun weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  36. Fernando, age 23, from Spain or portugal i can\'t remember...

    “weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” shouted the explorer as he flew down the side of the glacier. When he got to the bottom he kept shouting “wee” because he hadn’t been to a toilet for 3 days.

  37. Eleanor G, age 10, from United Kingdom

    A day in the past, present and future,

    I am Lightiful, the goddess of the cold. My ice blocks are made of steel; so tough that no man could possibly break. The cloud is my enemy and the heat is my friend. Sparkify, the god of sun can work magic on my ice – after a minute there is glittering sparkles, and after an hour it is gone. Ice’s turn to sleep, and sun’s time to shine. But Niceless, the god of cloud just covers up my beauty and power, and tries to hide the sun. Sparkify if brave – not like me – and stands up for himself. After a while he will come back out again, attempting to encourage me.

    That is the power of gods and goddess’. More than you think.

  38. dylan, age 100, from daniels

    once upon a time

    the end

  39. elijah, age 14, from england

    once opon a time he said

    LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

    After that

    THE END WAIT TILL THE NEXT STORY !!!

  40. Jack, age 8, from england

    dylan is a very good friend

  41. mr Robert, age 99, from OMINOM

    lol i said LOL lets PARTY up in the GLACIER

  42. mr robert, age 0, from england

    hello Mr Robert said Mr Robert

  43. mr dylan a lovely boy, age 99, from mr blow off land

    i said lol lets lol too many lol lets part lol my mums a lol everyones a lol the world is lol the universe is a lol LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

  44. JACK, age 127, from BANGLDESH

    DYLAN IS MY BEST FRIEND

  45. dylan n-d, age 8, from brookfeild primary school

    in the glacier the sun shining,people talking in the cave eating marshmallows what a wonderful sight amazing

  46. maymay, age 9, from USA

    ONE DAY a man went for a walk on the beach when he saw a dog swimming in the water he brot it with him . next morning he let him out side . the dog kame back with a boy on his back. they wher wet. the boy said he saved me! the man always went walking on the beach

  47. Abbie M, age 12, from England

    Glaciers are tranquil, but not in the way I saw it…
    When I used to be a scrawny sabre cub, my family would always take us to see the magnificent ice-boulders as they started to decompose into water.
    I have a terrible nightmare of how I lost one eye… to a family member.
    We were playing on the glacier edge when my bro swiped my face and made me stumble to the cold bottom. I knew something was missing and it was my… eye. I never went back to my family and I died without them!

  48. Iqra, age 11, from UK

    In a beautiful island called Rosales , they lived an god mother Elizabeth and her daughter Anne. They ruled this island many years.
    As they waked the garden called Magic Nature , Anne saw a strange girl , her named is Kate and her mother Mary. Elizabeth don’t know them as she waked near them. Kate turned around and bow her. Anne hold Kate’s hand ans they hold their hands and become a friends forever.

  49. Delphie S, age 13, from England

    I walked down the side of the beach, racing through the crowd and to the boat. I ran down the edge of the boat and to the deck. I stared out into the sea.
    Waiting…Waiting………..

  50. Ruthmesti, age 9, from botswana

    I love painting soo much and art is the best use creativyt

  51. Lois, age 13, from England, London

    I am stuck on a deserted mountain with my best friend Mary for 2 days now without food or water. The mountain is like a lifeless graveyard in the middle of nowhere. Our bodies after each day is getting hungrier and more thirsty for water each day. I don’t think our helpless bodies can take another day without food or water. I and Mary are beginning to go crazy because we are seeing things which aren’t really there. We are so weak, we can’t even move or walk. But all of a sudden, after thinking there is no hope for us a helicopter come out of nowhere and comes to rescue us from dying of starvation and dying of thirst of water. Once again hope is lifted in my heart as some soldiers carry us into the helicopter and take off, taking us away from the deserted mountain.

  52. luka, age 5, from usa

    love the art so much

  53. Jaden N, age 13, from United States

    I am stuck on a deserted mountain with my best friend Mary for 2 days now without food or water. The mountain is like a lifeless graveyard in the middle of nowhere. Our bodies after each day is getting hungrier and more thirsty for water each day. I don’t think our helpless bodies can take another day without food or water. I and Mary are beginning to go crazy because we are seeing things which aren’t really there. We are so weak, we can’t even move or walk. But all of a sudden, after thinking there is no hope for us a helicopter come out of nowhere and comes to rescue us from dying of starvation and dying of thirst of water. Once again hope is lifted in my heart as some soldiers carry us into the helicopter and take off, taking us away from the deserted mountain.

  54. A Girl Who Likes Writing, age 11, from England

    Ominously, the clouds growled as if to say, ” Go, you’ve no right to be here”. Being the ignorant girl that I was, I simply stared forward.

    Who was here before me? I didn’t care.
    I felt undefeatable for reaching this place. Shouting about my victory was all I wanted to do, let them know I was successful!
    It was a difficult journey, no use denying it, I’ve had to get into this country by plane. Then there were the TeenTravel ambassadors I had to persuade.

    This felt like a dream to me, the laws of science didn’t apply here. Sweating like a pig in place so cold it had burn’t me. Weird? No, natural.

  55. mestery man, age 0, from usa

    one day there was a rock named sock

  56. dog, age 106, from mee

    Once there used to be a land that was full mysteries that no one knew of then someone found a hidden treasure box and that’s how gold was created

  57. emily, age 10, from england

    it was a stormy night and the waves were silently clashing against the sea shore. The wind was howling like a wolf threatening anyone nearby. it was a wonder to the human world, it was a mystery.

  58. Emma, age 11, from New Zealand

    With this picture you can see many things but what I see is the water crashing on the rocks. The rocks being flooded with disturbed water. it also reminds me of the power shell. A shell from NZ. If you don’t know it, look it up.

  59. sydney, age 11, from AZ

    I see the curved rocks as they point away from the mountains the snow covered mountains made of ice they crash into the rocks and mountains

  60. Kailee G, age 9, from America

    It was 1764. Elizabeth had just turned 9, and she was going to visit another country. She originally lived in England, but moved to America when she was four.
    “Mom! Can we go visit the special country now?”Elizabeth asked. Her mother looked at her with a frown on her face. Elizabeth always was impatient. Her mother always did the same thing over and over again.
    Two nights later
    “Elizabeth! Wake up! We are here, in Switzerland!”Elizabeth’s mom whispered. Elizabeth woke up, and looked around her hotel room. She ran to the window, and gazed out with a smile, at the big glaciers.
    “Oh mother! It’s beautiful!”Elizabeth exclaimed.
    “That is one of the reasons why we are here for vacation, and the other reason is because we knew that you would love it here! Happy birthday, Elizabeth,”Elizabeth’s mother said.
    “Oh-oh! Can we go visit that glacier over there! Where all of those people are standing?”Elizabeth asked. Her mother walked to the window, and she nodded yes.
    “Oh thank you, thank you, thank you!”Elizabeth screamed. She grabbed her coat, and ran outside. She was aloud to go anywhere she wanted by herself.
    “Sarah! You are here! I wasn’t expecting you to be here! I mean, I knew you lived here, but I didn’t know that you were here, in this exact location!”Elizabeth exclaimed.

    Read Part two To Find Out What Happens Next