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A long hike with little reward

I started at the Five Lakes Trailhead early in the morning. We hike up to Five Lakes which is very... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
97Rick
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Tahoe City, California
It's nowhere near Tahoe City?

Hell Hole Reservoir was listed as a point of interest in Tahoe City, Ca. The Hell Hole Reservoir... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2014
Douglas R
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Sparks, Nevada
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Located at the end of a granite gorge, the sapphire-blue waters of this beautiful are fed by the Rubicon River.
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Apr 26, 2017
“A long hike with little reward”
Jun 25, 2014
“It's nowhere near Tahoe City?”
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

I started at the Five Lakes Trailhead early in the morning. We hike up to Five Lakes which is very scenic and enjoyable. Then it is all downhill to Hell Hole. The views are very nice to Diamond Crossing, but after that it is all...More

Thank 97Rick
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Hell Hole Reservoir was listed as a point of interest in Tahoe City, Ca. The Hell Hole Reservoir is nowhere near Tahoe City. It's about a 2 hour rough ride via a jeep trail south from Soda Springs off I-80. If logging is going on...More

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