NFR Places with Hellish names

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  1. jwg

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    Places with Hellish names:

    The thread on the guy getting lost at lower sunset lake has a map link, and nearby there is a Hellhole Lake.

    I recall a Hellhole Canyon in Anza-Borrego Park in San Diego Canyon.

    and

    Hell for Sure Lake and the corresponding pass in the Sierra Nevada

    and

    Hell Roaring Lake in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho,

    and of course there is

    Hell's Canyon on the Snake River.


    Know any other place names like this?

    Jay
     
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    Hell Hole Reservoir near Tahoe.
     
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    Up in the Okanogan while deer hunting west of Loomis, there is 'Skull and Crossbones' ridge - for some reason I have made that drive twice, but never again.
     
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    gotta include Devil's Postpile and Devil's Punchbowl
     
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    Devils Punchbowl was the main attraction on my first Sierra backpack. Caught some nice brook trout in the lake immediately above Devil's punch bowl.

    Jay
     
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    a fish honey hole called Murder Beach
     
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    Anyone know the depth of "Devil's Well" near Newport?
     
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    Hell Hole. NF Stilly.
     
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    Hell hole- NF Stilly
    Hells half acre- Wyoming ( they filmed "starship troopers" there)
     
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    Hell, MI - about 60 miles WNW of Detroit.
     
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    Devil's Toe Nail. Spokane River
     
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    Just hiked Bumpass Hell in lassen volcanic national park a few days ago
     
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    I saw one in 2005 in southern Oregon. I'm not kidding
     
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    Deadman creek In S. Montana. Along with Bloody Dick Creek, same state.
     
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    Hell Creek (near Jordan, MT) & Hell's Gate (which was along the Clark Fork near where modern day Frenchtown, MT is located.). Bloody Dick Creek was actually named after a Brit who lived there in the 1860's. Hell Roaring Gulch near Butte, MT. Colter's Hell which was the original name for a thermal area along the Shoshone River in WY & was coined by the mountain man John Colter in the early 1800's.
     
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    Record temp July 13, 1913..134 degrees. Hotter than Hell.:eek:
     
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    One year, someone painted over the "P" on westbound I-84 sign for the rest stop. Even my mother, who was straight-laced and never swore, thought it was funny.

    I doubt if I'll ever fish Murderer's Creek in Eastern Oregon. I figure it's a warning as much as a name. If you're killed there, the authorities can always claim that you were warned. So I heed the warning.

    BTW: it is Big Feet... not Big Foot. At least the one's I've seen have two large feet and not just one :)
     
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    There is also a Hell's Canyon and Hell's Canyon Creek. A trib of the Jefferson.
     

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