Photos 7, page 10
Lava Hike (continued)
July 30, 2010
The hike out is the green line.  My return hike is the magenta line.  I've included the track (blue line) that I walked yesterday
to the County Viewing Area (marked "End").
More detail
10:37 AM @ 020
Back (east)
10:37 AM @ 020
Forward (west)
10:38 AM @ 020
10:38 AM @ 020
South (toward the beach)
10:07 AM @ 015
Fox Beach
10:11 AM @ 016
Fox Beach
10:13 @ 016
10:15 @ Fox Beach
I believe that I put my pack at the base
of those palms on my
last hike here...
10:16 AM @ Fox Beach
10:16 @ Fox Beach
10:18 AM @ Fox Beach
Same as above, only closer.
Yeah, right under that bent palm...
Just a look around...
Just a look around...
10:41 AM
Coming down on the other side of
.  Notice how the ground is
burning back from the hot lava...
10:47 AM
bone dry, having had all the moisture
cooked out of them!  Talk about kiln
11:01 AM @ "Plumeria"
As do the flowers...
11:07 AM
More destruction...
11:10 AM @ 028
I saw this wall at "Plumeria".  It runs
Fox Beach to...
11:11 AM!
10:14 AM
A couple of wide views of Fox Beach...
Looking down at the back of
Fox Beach
10:46 AM
Lava flows through the woods...
Even before the lava gets there, the
ground cooks...

11:00 AM -->
Then the lava moves through, forming
a skin from air contact, and the trees
fall over on top...
11:05 AM @ "View"
First view of the other side
Everywhere you see dead trees, used to be... trees!
11:32 AM
starting to encroach on the left side...
11:14 AM @ 030
Only trouble is there's a 4-foot drop on
the other side!
11:16 AM
Just looking around...
11:18 Am @ Flwr
Just a little relief from all the death and
11:44 AM @ "Skylite"

So I'm walking along thinking about
how this is all dead lava here...