When you go to Katmai, you have to go on the tour of the Valley of the 10,000 Smokes. Check out the orange color of the ash and pumice in the valley. Here, videographer Scott Slone of Alaska HDTV.com hikes with Mike Fitz, our ranger with the National Park Service:
At the Valley floor, the Ukak River really cuts through the pumice and ash, forming a dramatic canyon:
The Ukak River is a raging river, that’s for sure!
Here I am–with the ash and pumice canyon in the background. Dramatic! Don’t miss it!