Oliver Beck took his ring to Mordor and sent us some photos of this trip.
Fresh lapilli on the ice of the last winter near Belvedere.
Lavaflows from May 2011 with the new cone of the pit crater at SEC [South Est Crater] in the background.
A plain of ash full of impact craters of the bombs from May 2011 between SEC and Belvedere.
SEC with a part of the new cone of the pit crater with a large bomb in foreground.
Bizarre rocks on the edge of the Valle del Bove near the Cisternazza.
Rifugio Sapienza, La Cantoniera and Hotel Corsaro observed from the dirty road below the cable car.
Fresh green and old lava rocks near Valle del Vetore on the southern flank.
A trunk of a tree in the 2002-lava at Piano Provenzana.
The blossom of the Etna-Genista on old lava rocks near Monte Albero on the southern flank.
In a small forest of chestnuts near Monte Albero on the southern flank.
View along a graben in the area of the Contrada Casa del Vescovo.
A bunch of white Viola Aethnensis.
View from the area above the Contrada Casa del Vescovo to the south east flank with deep clouds.
View from the Schiena dell’Asino in to the Valle del Bove with some small clouds.
What people lose: The lid of a Beetle in the ash near Monti Silvestri.
What people lose: A collection of hats near the Monte Silvestri.
Ents waiting for Merry and Pipino