Tucked high in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, Lake Tahoe offers breathtaking views no matter what time of year you arrive. This collection of stunning photographs allows you to explore the naturally rich landscape from shear granite cliffs decorated with magnificent cedars and pines which allows breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe, aptly nicknamed “Big Blue”. Emerald Bay is the most photographed area of Lake Tahoe making this one of the most scenic areas in the United States. In 1969, Emerald Bay was designated as a National Natural Landmark for its brilliant panorama of mountain-building processes and glacier-carved granite. In 1994, Emerald Bay was designated an underwater state park.
Lake Tahoe has a maximum length of 22 miles and a maximum width of 12 miles. At an average surface elevation of 6,225 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe is the highest lake of its size in the United States. “Big Blue” attracts millions of visitors each year. Upon your arrival, you are immediately immersed in the beauty of nature. Here you can have an adventure, fall in love, and create wonderful memories to last a lifetime.
Lake Tahoe lures visitors to the region in the winter for cross-country skiing, sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, sleigh riding, and snowshoeing. In the summer months, you can engage in many activities around the 72 miles of sandy lakeshore. These include kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, boating, jet skiing, fishing, parasailing, and swimming. And of course, those magnificent views.
The photographic journey through this book captures the beauty of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding area. You will find beautiful and engaging photographs that captures one of the most magnificent sites in the world. Susan Jahn’s images provide a stunning new perspective on this extraordinary natural beauty, Lake Tahoe.