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Title: The lake of the sky, Lake Tahoe, in the high Sierras of California and Nevada; its history, Indians, discovery by Fremont Legendary lore, various namings, physical characteristics, glacial phenomena, geology, single outlet, automobile routes, historic towns, early mining excitements, steamer ride, mineral springs, mountain and lake resorts, trail and ccamping out trips, summer residences, fishing, hunting, flowers, birds, animals, trees and chapparal [l] with a full account of the of the Tahoe national fores, the public use of the water of lake Tahoe and much other interesting matter
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: James, George Wharton, 1858-1923
Subjects: Washo Indians Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : G. W. James
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MOUNTAIN HEATHER, IN DESOLATION VALLEY, NEAR LAKETAHOE
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CHAPTER XXIX HUNTING AT LAKE TAHOE IN the chapter on the Birds and Animals of the TahoeRegion I have written of the game to be found. Thereare few places left in the Sierras where such good deer-and bear-hunting can be found as near Tahoe. During thedense snow-falls the deer descend the western slopes, ap-proaching nearer and nearer to the settlements of the upperfoothills, and there they do fairly well until the snow be-gins to recede in the spring. They keep as near to the snowline as possible, and are then as tame and gentle almost assheep. When the season opens, however, they soon flee tocertain secret recesses and hidden lairs known to none butthe old and experienced guides of the region. There areso many of these wooded retreats, however, and the Tahoearea is so vast, that it is seldom an expert goes out for deer(or bear) that he fails. Hence the sportsman is always as-sured of something worth while. As for bear I have told elsewhere of recent hunts on Mt.iFreel from Tallac, and
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