FACES OF TAHOEHere's the moon over that "Mystery Pier" some of you guessed at yesterday. It's in South Lake Tahoe.
It's our first visit to the beautiful blue lake on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada range.
Elevation 6229 feet
Maximum Depth 1645 feet Average Depth 989 Feet
Length 22 Miles Width 12 miles
71 miles of shoreline--42 in California 29 in Nevada
Annual Snowfall 18 feet
The legendary blue is indeed beautiful and the water is incredibly clear.The top half of the frame below is underwater.
In the winter the mountains become a ski and winter sport playground. The lake never freezes.
The surface water temperature ranges from 68 to 41 degrees. It is easy to see why generations have delighted in
See you down the trail.