This photo taken with slow shutter speed shows competitors climbing on their way to the “Col De Riedmatten” pass and “Col De Tsena Refien” pass, during the Glacier Patrol race near Arolla, Switzerland. The Glacier Patrol, organised by the Swiss Army, started on Tuesday and will continue until Saturday.
A climber scales the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues for the Sochi Winter Olympics
Greenpeace demonstrators climb the Shard building, in central London, on Thursday. Greenpeace said on it’s website that the six women attempting to climb the Shard, the tallest building in western Europe, were protesting against drilling for oil in the Arctic
Japanese school students attend a purification ritual as they pray during the annual opening ceremony for Mount Fuji at Murayama Sengen Shrine in Fujinomiya, Japan on Monday.