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6,227.35 FEET
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Own your own sledding resort near Lake Tahoe for $6 million

SFGate

Date: 11/11/2019 11:44:00 PM

The start of ski season is just around the corner and for those with deep pockets looking to avoid the Tahoe crowds, why not buy your own resort? The Kingvale Recreational Resort, just off Highway 80

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Kingvale resort, known for winter sledding on way to Lake Tahoe, up for sale: Check it out

Sacramento Bee on MSN.com

Date: 11/11/2019 5:17:10 PM

A 297-acre winter recreational area off Highway 80 on the way to Lake Tahoe is for sale for $6 million. Kingvale Recreational Resort, located in Soda Springs, hit the market about a week ago and is

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You can rent this Lake Tahoe cabin decked out in Heath Ceramics style

Curbed

Date: 11/11/2019 10:29:00 AM

During the couple’s time at this Lake Tahoe getaway, they filled it with vintage goods—like books, art, and linens—and the latest pieces and furnishings sold by the Sausalito-based company. Now you

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‘Cheers To Forever’: Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins Marries Longtime Girlfriend In Lake Tahoe

CBS Boston / WBZ

Date: 11/11/2019 10:11:00 AM

The Phillies first baseman is now a married man. Hoskins posted a picture on his Instagram after getting married in Lake Tahoe on Saturday. “Cheers to forever, Mrs. Hoskins,” the caption read

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Insider’s Guide: 3 perfect Lake Tahoe adventures this winter

Mercury News

Date: 11/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

If you prefer a savory start, go for the breakfast burrito with housemade chorizo or the veggie Benedict. A look at Lake Tahoe’s ski history, as Sugar Bowl turns 80 What’s new at California’s ski

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• River: Truckee River
• Length: 72 Miles
• Surface Area: 123,520 Acres
• Volume: 122,160,280 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 325 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 989 Feet
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it is located along the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. Its depth is 1,645 ft (501 m), making it the second-deepest in the United States (the deepest is Crater Lake in Oregon at 1,945 ft (593 m), 300 ft (91 m) deeper). Additionally, Lake Tahoe is listed as the 27th largest lake by volume in the world at 122,160,280 acre·ft.
The lake was formed about 2 million years ago and is a part of the Lake Tahoe Basin with the modern lake being shaped during the ice ages. It is known for the clarity of its water and the panorama of surrounding mountains on all sides. The area surrounding the lake is also referred to as Lake Tahoe, or simply Tahoe. More than 75% of the lake's watershed is national forest land, comprising the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the United States Forest Service.
Lake Tahoe is a major tourist attraction in both Nevada and California. It is home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's economy and reputation. Mountain and lake scenery are attractions throughout the year. The Nevada side also includes large casinos. Highways provide year-round access from Reno, Carson City, and Sacramento.

Lake Tahoe is fed by 63 tributaries, which drain an area about the same size as the lake; half the water entering the lake is rain falling directly on it.
The Truckee River is the lake's only outlet. The Truckee flows northeast through Reno, Nevada, and into Pyramid Lake, Nevada, which has no outlet. Only one third of the water that leaves the lake leaves via the Truckee, however; the rest evaporates from the lake's vast surface.
The flow of the Truckee River and the height of the lake are controlled by a dam at the outlet.
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