Peaceful with seasonal streams, huge granite outcroppings and lots of sun, Tamarack (originally known as Onion Valley) is actually 3 small subdivisions, begun in the 1930’s. Dirt roads, paved roads, overhead utilities, no architectural controls and a mutual water system.
The greatest snow depth ever recorded in North America was recorded in Tamarack!
In January 1911, 390 inches (32.5 feet) of snow fell, leading to a snow depth in March of 451 inches (37.5 Feet).
Tamarack also holds the record for greatest seasonal snowfall in California: during the winter of 1906−1907, it received 883 inches of snow – a whopping 73.5 feet!