Winster Cavers - an adventurous perspective on our natural world.
Follow us on Facebook to keep up with our latest adventures Like our website?
'Like' us on Facebook...



Have you found this site useful? If so, why not make a small contribution to our running costs. Just click on the button below for more details:


Photo Gallery :: Piton de la Fournaise, La Réunion


A textbook volcano on a tropical paradise island, La Réunion's stately Piton de la Fournaise offers beautiful views and excellent walking. For the best chance of a cloud-free summit, stay the night before your climb at the basic, but very amenable, Gite du Volcan, and head out early. This series of photographs was taken in September 2009.

Piton de la Fournaise - La Reunion's active volcano
HyperLink Piton de la Fournaise, La Reunion HyperLink
The massive Dolomieu crater boasts an unbelievable palette of vibrant colours in the volcanic rocks that make up its crumbling walls. Brilliant reds, yellows and oranges highlight this geologist’s dream – but this is an ever changing landscape, to be treated with the greatest respect.
All images are copyright © Winster Cavers unless otherwise stated, all rights reserved. If you would like a copy of any of these images for your own personal use, or would like to licence any of the images for commercial use, please contact us