What Are the World's Best Volcano Hikes?

I want to hike up a live— or at least dormant—volcano. Where can I go without getting scorched?

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A:Many of the world’s volcanoes are scattered around the Ring of Fire—the coastlines and islands that border the Pacific Ocean, from southwestern South America up to northeast Asia— but you’ll find action on every continent. Of course, you’ll also find mule rides, Jeep guides, eco-tours, and every bell or whistle you can conceive of. But there’s still room on these mountains for hiking purists.

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