Ron Hanko's photos with the volcano

Ubehebe Crater

Ubehebe Crater
Wherever one goes in Death Valley its volcanic origin is obvious, but here a crater and the results of its eruption can be seen and explored. Ubehebe Crater is on the north end of the park where the paved road ends and it is possible both to walk the rim…
Added on April 28, 2018

Snowshoe Tracks

Snowshoe Tracks
Taken as we went up to Artist's Point near Mount Baker on snowshoes. These tracks were in the basin below us near Upper Bagley Lake. We had near-perfect weather for our excursion and the light and colors were magnificent.
Added on March 21, 2018

Mount Baker

Mount Baker
I was back in western Washington for a few days last week and had the opportunity to go snowshoeing to Artist's Point. Artist's Point lies at the end of the Mount Baker Highway between Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan and provides fabulous view of both peak…
Added on March 20, 2018

Glacier Peak

Glacier Peak
Taken from the Park Butte trail, this is Glacier Peak, at 10,425 feet the fourth highest peak in Washington. and one of five major stratovolcanoes in the state. It is also one of the most remote peaks in the state. Historically it has produced some of t…
Added on December 24, 2016

Mazama Lakes

Mazama Lakes
The Galena-Chain Lakes trail drops down behind Table Mountain and threads its way around and between a number of lakes. This is the last of the lakes before the trail climbs again back up to Kulshan Ridge and Artist's Point. The area is also filled with…
Added on November 25, 2016

Mount Adams from State Route 97

Mount Adams from State Route 97
Coming up north out of the Columbia River gorge on State Highway 97 affords one of the best views of Mount Adams to be gotten anywhere. We stopped at a turnoff on the heights south of Goldendale and the Klickitat Valley for this photo. Mount Adams is on…
Added on May 15, 2016

Mount Hood

Mount Hood
Mount Hood is a "potentially active" volcano in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. It is 11,249 feet (3,429 m) in elevation and lies just south of the Washington State border and the Columbia River. The photo was taken from the White River area on the s…
Added on April  8, 2016

Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier
Not much of Mount Rainier can actually be seen in this photo. Most of it is hidden in the clouds and the peak in the foreground is Goat Island Mountain with the White River valley below. The photo was taken from Highway 410 and was our first view of Rai…
Added on September 20, 2015

Mount Baker

Mount Baker
This will be the last photo from our Mount Baker climb, at least for now, and I thought it appropriate that I end the series with a photo of the mountain itself, taken from Coleman Glacier on the first day of our climb. Seeing Mount Baker now, either fro…
Added on October 11, 2014

Sherman Peak and Sherman Crater

Sherman Peak and Sherman Crater
This is another view of the main crater on Mount Baker, Sherman Crater, with Sherman Peak the outcrop on the far side of the crater. One of the steam vents is just visible near the lower center of the picture and Mount Rainier is barely visible in the di…
Added on October  4, 2014