Excelsior Peak (12,246′) via Excelsior Ridge (Class-2 Scramble)

Excelsior Mountain is a 12,246-foot (3,733-meter) peak located in the Sierra Nevada of California. It stands just within the northeast boundary of Yosemite National Park, and offers a unique perspective on the iconic features of that spectacular area. The mountain is composed of Jurassic- and Triassic-aged metavolcanic rocks that give … Continue reading…

Volcán de Colima: Timelapse Eruption Videos

Volcán de Colima (3,839-m) is an active andesitic stratovolcano in the Mexican state of Colima. Considered by many volcanologists to be the most active volcano in North America, it is known for producing explosive eruptions on a regular basis. It is located in the far western end of the Trans-Mexican … Continue reading…