Mt Rose information
Conveniently the closest ski resort to Reno, Mt Rose has Tahoe’s highest base elevation (8260ft) and offers four terrain parks and good snow conditions well into spring. ‘The Chutes’ expert terrain delivers some screamers along its north-facing steeps. Crowds aren’t too bad, but the mountain’s exposure means it gets hammered in a storm and avalanche control may intermittently close runs.
Excellent weekday deals online; round-trip Reno shuttle $15. Stats: eight lifts, 1800 vertical feet, 60 runs.