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Mt. Elwell Loop Professional Review and Guide
"The Mt. Elwell Loop provides one of the most diverse hikes in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area. Not only do you have the opportunity to stand atop one of the area’s highest peaks and enjoy the expansive view, but you also pass by picturesque Long Lake, the largest lake in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area that is accessible by trail. A fine early-season wildflower display, delightful streams, and serene forests further contribute to the scenic diversity found on this trip. To complete the experience, finish off your hike with a meal at nearby Gray Eagle Lodge."
--Mike White, Afoot & Afield: Tahoe-Reno: 201 Spectacular Outings in the Lake Tahoe Region (Wilderness Press).
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