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 Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Eldorado National Forest, California USA
Kirkwood is surrounded by High Sierra Wildness and National Forest land, making it ideal for hiking. Carson Pass area offers many opportunities to hikers, experienced or not, to live an unforgettable adventure or exploration. Regardless of the time of year you want to hike, you will enjoy the scenery and the smell of wildflowers or the vivid fall colors in fall.
Hikes are divided into Peak Hikes, taking you through summit views and alpine meadows and Lake Hikes, taking you through beautifully secluded high alpine lakes. Lift access is offered on weekends with chairs 1 and 2. Some of the trails are : twin bridges, a 4 mi/6.5 km easy trail, Caples creek – Tahoe Rim, a 4 mi/6.5 km with moderate difficulty trail, Echo Lakes to Lake of the Woods & Ropi Lake, a medium difficulty trail.
Government Meadows – Tahoe Rim is another easy to moderate 0.5 mi/0.8 km trail, Buck Pasture – Tahoe Rim, a 3 mi/4.8 km moderate trail, Bryan Meadows – Tahoe Rim, a 3 mi/4.8 km moderate trail, Echo Lakes, a 2 mi/3.2 km trail for experts, Pacific Crest Trail, a 13.4 mi/21.5 km difficult trail, Highway 88 to Meiss Lake, a 4 mi/6.5 km moderate trail, Granite Lake Trail, a 1.5 mi/2.4 km easy to moderate trail, Pacific Crest Trail, a 22 mi/35.4 km difficult trail and Little Round Top, a difficult trail.