Volcano National park is located at 30 mi/48 km in the southwest of Hilo Town in Hawaii. The park was established in 1916 and is a combination of unique ecosystems and diverse environments that range from the sea to the summit of the world's biggest volcano, Mauna Loa, as well as Kilauea witch is the world's most active volcano.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Boulder Creek, Sonora, California USA
Hiking trails are spread everywhere across the mountains. There is something for everyone in the Sonora Pass region, as there are all kind of trails, easy, intermediate and high elevation and also long day adventures. One of the best trails to hike is Iceberg Meadow to Boulder Creek.
It is a 2.5 mi/4 km, moderate trail with elevation gain of 500 ft/152.4 m. It is a shaded, forest hike, taking you from Iceberg Meadow up the Clark Fork. It is a kind of easy hike, having only a moderate elevation gain. In the biggest part of the hike you are near the Clark Fork, giving you the opportunity to stop and fish.
Watch out for hawks, nesting in the trees. After walking 2.5 mi/4 km of the hike, you get close the junction to Boulder Creek trail. Boulder Lake is up the trail about 1.5 mi/2.4 km, but is a steep 1200 ft/365.8 m climb and the trail is not so good maintained. While continuing for about 7.5 mi/12 km up the Clark Fork Trail, you reach the top of Saint Marie’s Pass.