Our Hawaii Trip - Lava Hike





Warning Sign

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April 08, 2007

Burnt Out Sign!

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April 08, 2007

Beginning the Lava Hike

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Lava Crossing the Road

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April 08, 2007

One Type of Lava: Pahoehoe - the SLOW Flow

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April 09, 2007

The Second Type of Lava: 'A'a - The FAST Flow

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April 09, 2007

Lava as Far as the Eye Can See

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April 08, 2007

Lava, Water and Palm Trees!

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April 09, 2007

Nuff Said, The Danger Begins....

.....not really, if you are prepared and pay attention!
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April 09, 2007

Big Mound of Lava

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April 09, 2007

Hiking to the Lava Flow

Yes we did go up to the fresh lava flow
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April 09, 2007

Massive Amounts of Lava

You can see the people hiking
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April 09, 2007

Steam From the Lava Coming Down the Mountain

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April 09, 2007

Lava Reminds Me of Turtle Shell

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April 09, 2007

Trail Beacon and Warning Signs

At the end of the marked trail we had this flashing beacons every 1/4 mile to help light the way at night
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April 09, 2007

Layers of Lava

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April 09, 2007

Sunset Approaching with Silhouette of Hikers

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April 09, 2007

Beacon Number 4 with Lava Coming Down the Mountain

We've hiked 1 mile out of 3 over this rocky stuff!
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April 09, 2007

Shore Shot

You can't see the steam very well in the harshlight near sunset.
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April 09, 2007

Beautiful Sunset

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April 09, 2007

Getting Closer

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April 09, 2007

People, looking at Lava!

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April 09, 2007

Fresh Lava Oozing Here!

Better Nighttime shots on the next page!
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April 09, 2007

At the Ocean's Edge Volcano National Park, The Big Island