Every week for the past two winters, Kimberly Harter has plunged into the freezing waters of Lake Tahoe.

The water temperature in Lake Tahoe during the winter season can average around 40 degrees.

Taking the plunge: Cold water group plunges into Lake Tahoe each week

Kimberly Harter's cold plunge group meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at William Kent Beach, 1995 West lake Blvd. in Tahoe City.

Taking the plunge: Cold water group plunges into Lake Tahoe each week

Kimberly Harter wanted to bring people together for this activity for camaraderie and to create a space for like-minded people.