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                                                               Photo / Video Gallery                     Date:   20 February  to 07 March  2017 

 

                                                                    Contact Me                         Location:   Marum Volcano - Ambrym - Vanuatu

 

 

Marum Volcano, Ambrym,  at night, from Hunters Camp a few days ago before weather hell started up here

 

Here we go again,  the entire summit camp is packed down in cyclone force winds in preparation for a week of terrible weather....   19-02-17

If things fall silent up here soon it will be because Wrights Satellite Connections Limited in New Zealand have disconnected our satellite services .....

if you are contemplating buying a sat phone,  don't buy it from Wrights,  they may cut your sat phone off while you are in the middle of the ocean !

We have put a camp and generator etc high up the mountain so we can hopefully somewhat remain in communication with cellphone data and e mail when the weather allows us to get up there.

 

Chris Horsley trying to take a tent down on the summit of Marum in 100 k winds

Weather chaos walking down from the summit  19-07

Slippery when wet .... bashed and bruised in the creek leading off the mountain

The creek is in flood again at Hunters Camp ....


Hunters Camp , above Ranvetlam Village,  Ambrym Island, Vanuatu, several weeks ago,  Chris Horsley and I only just got the camp secure when all hell broke loose,

we had a severe thunderstorm right overhead,  lightning within 200 metres of us for an hour,

and a flash flood in a creek bed I ve never seen water in before.  

= water shortage,  solved !


 

 


   

Filming at Makatoke Viaduct ,  Horopito,   New Zealand

 

 

                                             

Cook Strait ferry crossing into stormy weather in time lapse   &   Taramakau road rail bridge, Westland, New Zealand

 

                                              


Kaikoura Earthquake, New Zealand,   14 Nov 2016 ......  2 minutes past midnight

 

click on image below for the Kaikoura page


Photos and video from our last expedition to Marum lava lake   Ambrym Island,  Vanuatu

      

  The photos below were taken as things were flying apart and the shower tent was destroyed by a

direct hit from a mini tornado.

Climbers on the 100 metre cliff  -  Marum Volcano

Nightime at Marum camp

Spectacular drone aerial of our campsite on Marum Summit 

Some photos from a descent of Marum Crater

Chris rigging on the cliff -  Marum Volcano -  Vanuatu


Link to our volcano expedition and guiding site   Ultimate Volcano Expeditions  

 

We are currently taking bookings for these upcoming expeditions :

 

Next confirmed trip to Ambrym is in progress now thru to March 15 - taking bookings now

 

Nyiragongo, DRC Congo, Africa   and  Erta Ale  Ethiopia  is confirmed for Aug Sept 2017 taking bookings now 

 

Another confirmed trip to Ambrym, Vanuatu is in July 2017 - taking bookings now

          

         


The latest You Tube videos :

Filmed by Geoff Mackley,  Daniel Hines,  Chris Horsley,   Bradley Ambrose 

Arthurs Pass had up to 20cm of snow overnight Thursday 28 July

        

                  

      

     

           

     

Trains on the BNSF  Transcon,  Needles, California - click for more

     

Geoff, Brad, and crew feature in the worldwide launch of the GoPro HERO4

              

The adverts we did for the LG G3 4K smart phone launch

      


Actsafe Nyiragongo Volcano Expedition 2016    DRC Congo, Africa

 

Click on above photo for Nyiragongo Expedition photos


Erta Ale volcano expedition - Ethiopia - Africa

 

Click on the photo to go to the Erta Ale page

10kg gas bottle and 25 litre drum of water are dropped into the lava lake with dramatic results

       


Indonesian Volcanoes Expedition

 

Click for Batu Tara page

 

                   

        


Geoff Mackley braving the -51 temps in Oymyakon - Siberia - Russian Federation

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MAN truck fun in the South Island high country   (click for more photos)

 


Solar powered railway trolley tested before being taken overseas to abandoned railways

               


RIP Phil Cotter  "shags"  who died on Friday 26 August 2011 when his helicopter crashed while working on Malakula Island in Vanuatu. Phil has

 been involved in every expedition we have made to Vanuatu for the last 14 years and was a truly brilliant pilot. His loss is greatly missed.

Click here for more photos and video of Phil "shags" Cotter 

         


2 years in the making and a lifetime of crazy adventures..

"In Extreme Danger" takes you into the path of natures fury, hurricanes, floods, earthquake, tsunami,

volcanoes, tornadoes,  with over 200 photographs taken over a 20 year period....


Afghanistan....beautiful, vast, ancient, dangerous

Click on any image above for all the Afghanistan photos 

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