Mutnovsky volcano (Kamchatka) - tour potos Sep 2018

Images from an excursion to Mutnovsky volcano on 16 Sep 2018, as part of our Kamchatka volcano expedition.
The beginning of the trail to Mutnovsky's crater passes small snow fields left from last winter. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The beginning of the trail to Mutnovsky's crater passes small snow fields left from last winter. (Ph... [info]
(69 visti)
Tongues of old snow/ice fields cover much of the slopes of the valley. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tongues of old snow/ice fields cover much of the slopes of the valley. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(55 visti)
As we slowly climb, fog accumulates below (but remains there, leaving us a perfect day in sunshine in the crater). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As we slowly climb, fog accumulates below (but remains there, leaving us a perfect day in sunshine i... [info]
(49 visti)
Holes in the ground make one realize much of the trail is actually on a glacier. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Holes in the ground make one realize much of the trail is actually on a glacier. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffe... [info]
(54 visti)
Minerals abound in the altered rocks that much of the instable walls are composed of. This specimen is covered with tiny pyrite (FeS) crystals. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Minerals abound in the altered rocks that much of the instable walls are composed of. This specimen ... [info]
(46 visti)
Gypsum is very common in the altered rocks of Mutnovsky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Gypsum is very common in the altered rocks of Mutnovsky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(45 visti)
Walls of the glacier that occupies the valley leading into the main crater of Mutnovsky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Walls of the glacier that occupies the valley leading into the main crater of Mutnovsky. (Photo: Tom... [info]
(51 visti)
Parts of the glacier and debris covering it. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Parts of the glacier and debris covering it. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(48 visti)
Bizarre formations of mud, rocks and ice (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bizarre formations of mud, rocks and ice (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(57 visti)
View towards the main glacier occupying the crater of Mutnovsky. Compared to previous years, it has become much smaller. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View towards the main glacier occupying the crater of Mutnovsky. Compared to previous years, it has ... [info]
(54 visti)
Sulphur deposits around a fumarole in the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulphur deposits around a fumarole in the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(63 visti)
Very well organized group of Swiss hikers standing in front of a fumarole. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Very well organized group of Swiss hikers standing in front of a fumarole. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(67 visti)
Sulphur-covered ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulphur-covered ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(56 visti)
A year ago, this used to be a pond of dark gray boiling mud. Now, it has dried out and become a sulphur-covered fumarole. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A year ago, this used to be a pond of dark gray boiling mud. Now, it has dried out and become a sulp... [info]
(75 visti)
Another fumarole nearby. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Another fumarole nearby. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(43 visti)
View into the fumarole vent that used to be dark gray boiling mud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View into the fumarole vent that used to be dark gray boiling mud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(59 visti)
Turquoise water from a river along a small valley with fumaroles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Turquoise water from a river along a small valley with fumaroles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(163 visti)
kamchatka_k17749.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
kamchatka_k17749.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(62 visti)
Heavy steaming from a fumarole in the outer crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Heavy steaming from a fumarole in the outer crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(50 visti)
Erosion gullies in the walls of the main valley. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Erosion gullies in the walls of the main valley. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(49 visti)
A series of spectacular parallel dikes (old pathways of magma) can be seen in the walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A series of spectacular parallel dikes (old pathways of magma) can be seen in the walls. (Photo: Tom... [info]
(55 visti)
Zoom onto the dikes arranged as parallel planes cutting through older volcanic rock layers. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Zoom onto the dikes arranged as parallel planes cutting through older volcanic rock layers. (Photo: ... [info]
(59 visti)
We start to return in the afternoon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
We start to return in the afternoon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(260 visti)
As it's Sunday and perfect weather, many small groups and families from Petropavlovsk take the 5-6 hours 4x4 drive for an excursion. At 3pm we still meet many people on their way up. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As it's Sunday and perfect weather, many small groups and families from Petropavlovsk take the 5-6 h... [info]
(57 visti)
View towards the shield volcano of Gorely, Mutnovsky's active neighbor, within its caldera. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View towards the shield volcano of Gorely, Mutnovsky's active neighbor, within its caldera. (Photo: ... [info]
(54 visti)
View into a canyon that drains the glacial meltwater from the valley. Note some persons have descended the steep trail to get a closer look at... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View into a canyon that drains the glacial meltwater from the valley. Note some persons have descend... [info]
(51 visti)
a 70 m tall waterfall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
a 70 m tall waterfall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(43 visti)
Pumice deposit forming the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Pumice deposit forming the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(38 visti)
On the hike back to our hut, we pass a vast pumice deposit, witness of past explosive eruptions from Mutnovsky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On the hike back to our hut, we pass a vast pumice deposit, witness of past explosive eruptions from... [info]
(38 visti)
Two cinder cones near the Mutnovsky hut. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Two cinder cones near the Mutnovsky hut. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(40 visti)
Tundra with red and green colors near the hut. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tundra with red and green colors near the hut. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(33 visti)
Small waterfall from one of the countless streams in the area. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small waterfall from one of the countless streams in the area. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(42 visti)
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