Flagstaff Volcanoes

Flagstaff Volcanoes

Leaders: Dr. G. Kent Colbath
Dates: April 30–May 1, 2011
Cost: $300 Members / $350 Nonmembers
Difficulty: Easy

Cost includes transportation and lunch.

Explore the origins of volcanic activity in the Flagstaff area, survey the San Francisco Volcanic Field, and dig into several of our local volcanoes in detail. Geologist Dr. G. Kent Colbath will be leading this two-day tour through Flagstaff’s volcanic landscape, which includes stops at San Francisco Mountain, Grand Falls, Red Mountain, Wupatki, and more! Moderate hiking will be involved on a few of the stops and participants will be responsible for their own lodging, breakfast, and dinner. Lunch is included each day.

Banner photo by Ernie DeVries.

About the trip leader

Dr. G. Kent Colbath moved to Flagstaff in 2005 after retiring as Chair of the Earth Science Department at Cerritos Community College in Southern California. Kent has a broad range of interests and teaching experience in the earth sciences, and developed the curriculum for the “Earthquakes and Volcanoes” course at Cerritos College. Read more…

Hear what past trip participants say…

“The program is so worthwhile. One gets back to nature, gets history on where we go, we get great stories and more. I always recommend MNA Ventures, for the place you go and the learning one gets on the trips.” —J.K.

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