What is the elevation of Marlette Lake?

What is the elevation of Marlette Lake?

8,161 feet
Before you hit the Flume, you start with a climb from Spooner Lake (elevation 6,326 feet) to Marlette Lake (8,161 feet).

Does Marlette Lake freeze?

The list of frozen lakes is long, but notable ones include Marlette and Spooner on the Eastern Shore and Incline and Watson on the North Shore.

Is Marlette Lake open?

The Marlette Lake season runs July 15 through September 30 and is catch-and-release only. Use only artificial lures and single barbless hooks in this catch-and-release lake. The Hobart Reservoir season runs May 1 through September 30.

Can you swim in Marlette Lake?

Because Marlette sits 5 miles from the trail head in the Spooner Backcountry, this pristine alpine lake can only be visited by hiking, biking, or horseback riding in. Marlette Lake is a great place to stop and have lunch, swim, and just enjoy your surroundings.

Where does Virginia City Nevada get its water?

Today, the water system in use is owned by Storey County. The water used in Storey County has been transmitted west to east, from Hobart Dam in the Sierra Nevada mountains to Lakeview Summit, through the Five-Mile Reservoir to Virginia City.

Are alpine lakes safe to swim in?

Are alpine lakes fair game? ost lakes above treeline are glacier-fed, making them pristine, crystal-clear, and extremely cold. Feel free to jump in, but access the water via durable surfaces and make sure you’re sunscreen-free. Ranger Bulford also warns against overdoing the dip: Hypothermia is always a risk.

Is Lake Tahoe water drinkable?

In fact, the lake water is so pure that a number of the Tahoe Water Suppliers Association members are exempt from having to provide filtration to it before providing it as drinking water in the Basin, and there are only about 60 such exemptions allowed throughout the entire country.

Are sharks in Lake Tahoe?

Are there sharks in Lake Tahoe? No, there are no sharks in Lake Tahoe.

  • August 27, 2022