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Old     (wakeforce139)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-10-2006, 6:40 PM Reply   
So we are going to Tahoe for a week or so and I know that Lake Tahoe is horrible for riding on, but I have heard that Donner is a good spot? Is this true? Can anyone please give me some info on it, it would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
Old     (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       08-10-2006, 6:46 PM Reply   
We just finished shooting for "The Chick Flick" on Donner Lake. The early mornings are good, a few hardcore waterskiiers you might piss off. By 10 AM there were 5 boats on the lake. It's a small body of water maybe a couple of miles long so it got pretty rolley. Evenings were windy. great of a lake. Over all, it wasn't that great of a lake, but better than Tahoe.
Old     (dcranium)      Join Date: Mar 2006       08-10-2006, 7:30 PM Reply   
Been to Donner a 4-5 times and unless you are a early morning person, it's better to go a little farther down 80 to Boca or Stampede where it's less chop late morning early afternoon.
Old    qbanboarder312            08-10-2006, 8:19 PM Reply   
if youre lucky you might see shapiro out there
Old     (cmeriptahoe)      Join Date: Jul 2006       08-10-2006, 10:12 PM Reply   
donner is nice but like everyone is saying you gotta go early cus it gets crowded or windy later in the day. Ron has it right. keep goin down the road to Boca and Stampede and you will find good water... or at least i usually do.
Old     (kel_dub)      Join Date: Feb 2006       08-11-2006, 1:27 AM Reply   
Early is the only time to go.
Old     (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       08-11-2006, 7:30 AM Reply   
Why would Shapiro be out there?
Old     (wakeforce139)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-11-2006, 2:38 PM Reply   
Thanks for the advice guys, I guess we will look into Boca and Stampede then.
Old    qbanboarder312            08-11-2006, 3:51 PM Reply   
hahaa sorry sorry i meant mikacich thats his home lake isnt it?
Old     (cptoafficiency)      Join Date: May 2006       08-11-2006, 4:12 PM Reply   
My buddy works in Incline Village with Darin Shapiro...the engineer. Depends on your definition of "home" lake as I thought Cobe has lived 3000+ miles southeast of Donner for quite some time.
Old     (tyler_o)      Join Date: Nov 2004       08-11-2006, 4:51 PM Reply   
BK,

I'm from So Cal but had an opportunity last week to ride Tahoe and Stampede. Talk about awesome!!! Here are some pics of Stampede from last Tuesday. The pics don't even do it justice...




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Old    qbanboarder312            08-11-2006, 5:18 PM Reply   
oh well on his episode of firsthand theres a set in there where hes at donner at his parents house (the first place he ever wakeboarded) so in a sense you could call it his home lake. hah. check that out. its like 2 or 3 bucks on itunes
Old     (hyperlite134)      Join Date: Jul 2006       08-11-2006, 9:08 PM Reply   
TSO those pics are sweet man, def just got me stoked haha. Anyways we are off in the morning, cheers!
Old     (wakeforce139)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-11-2006, 9:09 PM Reply   
O lol forgot I'm at home on my parents comp and my sister's info is saved on it.

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