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  1. a river in E California and W Nevada, rising in Lake Tahoe and flowing E and NE for about 125 miles (201 km).

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Home prices have soared in the past two years in cities like Austin and Phoenix as well as in ski towns like Truckee and Sun Valley.

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The main reason we love Truckee is the plentitude of skiing nearby.

Eddie Bauer is producing 100 BC Flyline kits this season, 20 of which will go to the High Fives Foundation, a nonprofit based in Truckee, California, that supports mountain athletes with serious injuries, including many sit skiers like Kennison.

Truckee happily hosts cyclists with 22 miles of paved bike paths as well as a bike park and the world-class singletrack of Tahoe National Forest just out its back door.

The bustle of Lake Tahoe can be overwhelming, but Truckee, 12 miles north, has managed to retain itslow-key vibe.

By-and-by we reached a place called Truckee which seemed to be quite a town.

The whole of Truckee's population came out to meet us, composed of cowboys, miners, and Indians.

Here an Indian, named Truckee, presented himself to them and offered to become their guide.

The flowing Truckee is placid and smooth, save where eager trout jump and splash.

Several times down Truckee Canyon I have seen wild canaries.