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Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe


[Lift Tickets, Daily Specials, Equipment Rental, Lessons/Packages, Clinics & Seminars, Children's Center]

The Chutes at Mt Rose - Click to Zoom

We know attitude is everything, but at Mt. Rose altitude is everything. Mt. Rose offers Tahoe’s highest base starting at 7,900’ and rocketing up 1800 vertical feet, ensuring the most supreme snow conditions even on the sunniest spring days.

Lake Tahoe’s Mt. Rose boasts the fact that it is the closest skiing & snowboarding resort to the Reno/Tahoe Airport, the gateway to the Sierra, placing Rose a convenient 25 minutes from over 17,000 incredibly affordable rooms and unmatched nightlife in Reno. This ideal locale makes Tahoe's highest base ski resort the perfect choice for the first and last day of your Lake Tahoe vacation. Find out for yourself about Tahoe's best value, and most convenient skiing.


  • Distance: No. Lake Tahoe: 11 mi., Reno/Tahoe Airport: 22 mi., Downtown Reno: 25 mi.
  • 8 Lifts: 2 "Six Pack", 2 Quads (fixed grip), 2 Triple Chairs (fixed grip) and 2 Surface Lifts
  • 1200+ Ski-able Acres
  • Top Elevation 9,700'
  • Average Snowfall 350 inches (30 feet!)
  • Base Elevation 8,260' (Tahoe's Highest)
  • Vertical Drop 1,800'
  • Longest Run 2.5 miles
  • Terrain: 20% beginner, 30% intermediate, 40% advanced, 10% expert
  • Terrain Parks: Badlands & Double Down (both located in Slide Bowl) and Pondo (accessed from the Ponderosa chair)
  • Snowmaking: 28% coverage (top to bottom)
  • Total Trails 60+
  • Lodge Hours: Weekends - 7:30am - 6:00pm, Weekdays - 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Lift Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Blazing Zephyr 6 Chair 8:30am - 4:00pm.
  • Half Day Hours: morning: 9am - 12:30pm, afternoon: 12:30pm - 4pm
  • Location Map, Trail Map
Lake Tahoe View at Mt Rose Ski Resort
Ski Lodge at Mt Rose Ski Tahoe - Click to Zoom
  • Main Lodge
    • Features: Tickets Sales, Ski School Counter, Rosebuds Children's Ski & Snowboard Center, Ski and Snowboard Rental & Repair Shops, Information Desk, Guest Services, Sport Shop, Ski and Basket Check, Ski Patrol / Satellite First-aid, Lodgepole Cafe, Taco Bar, Timbers Tavern, Higher Grounds Coffee Bar, View-B-Que on sundeck (weather permitting), Mountain View dining area, Cornice and Summit room meeting facilities.
Great rates are available when lift tickets are purchased ONLINE…and for maximum savings, try our multi-day tickets!


2012/2013 Lift Ticket Prices


(consecutive days)

save up to 25%









Adult (18-64) $59 $79 $106 $142
Senior (65+) $39 $49 $70 $94
Teen (13-17 $39 $49 $70 $94
Child (6-12) $29 $34 $52 $70
Tyke (5 & under) $5 $9 n/a n/a
Adult Half Day

AM (8:30*-12:30) or PM (12:30-4)

n/a $64** n/a n/a
Family Packs

Includes 2 Adult lift tickets & 2 tickets for ages 17 & under

$158 $205    
 * Blazing Zephyr 6 Chair at the Slide Bowl opens at 8:30am - All Other Lifts start at 9:00am
* *Ticket products only available for purchase at the resort
All Rates subject to change

On-Line Only Daily Specials

  • Bonus Mondays
    • $49 All Day Lift Tickets
  • Two 'Fer Tuesdays
    • Get two full-day Tuesday lift tickets for the price of one.
  • Ladies Day Thursdays
    • Women receive a full-day Thursday lift ticket for $29.00


    Additional Deals

    Family Packs Pack up the SUV! The $158 Family Package includes 2 all day lift tickets and 2 kids lift tickets for ages 17 & under for one day only.
    Valid any day for one day only.
    College Discounts $49 for college students (with current ID).
    Valid midweek/ non-holiday.
    Parent Interchangeable Have an infant and need to share babysitting duties? The Parent Interchangeable ticket is perfect!
    Subject to Management discretion.
    Military Discounts $39 discounted lift tickets for Department of Defense active personnel.
    Purchase at Mt. Rose Guest Services. NOT valid for friends or family members.

Snowboarding at Mt Rose Ski Resort - Click to ZoomRental Rates (skis & snowboard)

We have a complete line of quality equipment, including a large selection of Shaped Skis and Snowboard Boots. Renters may also purchase lift tickets at rental counter, lower-level main lodge. Multi Day rentals available- please reserve at time of pick up. Rentals and full-service repair shop on lower level, main lodge. Must be at least 18 to sign rental form.

FREE overnight ski/snowboard storage available with multi-day rentals.

Ski & Snowboard Rentals

  One Day Multi-Day
Adult/Teen $45 $37
Child (12 and under) $25 $20
Helmets $7  
Summit Pro Skis* $52 $47
* Quantities of the Summit Pro Collection are limited- reserve online and for more information!

Ski and Snowboard Lessons/Packages

The following packages are designed to assist every level of snow enthusiast, with a focus on the stages involved in the advancement of beginner to intermediate skill development
  • Private Lessons

    Terminal intermediate? Stuck in a rut? The fastest way to progress is to spend time one-on-one with your own instructor. A Private Lesson will get you the level of instruction and attention you need in the setting of your choice. Your ‘personal coach’ is totally focused on making you a better skier or snowboarder and putting you on the path to having more fun. Private lessons are offered on the hour on a space available basis. Students must be 11 years or older. Private Lessons do NOT include rental gear or lift ticket. For more information, please call (775) 849-0704 ext. 220. Lessons are sold on a single hour block, with a maximum of two hours per person per day.

    • One hour $59.00, Early Bird (9:00am) $49.00
    • Available between 9:00am & 3:00pm
    • Subject to availability
  • Skills To Thrills - Group Lessons
    • 90 minute lesson, 10:00am and 2:00pm $29.00
  • Masters Senior Clinics - FREE
    • Ages 50+ Mon, Wed, Fri (December 19 - March 17)
    • 8:30am Continental Breakfast (at Timbers)
    • 9:30am - 11:30pm on hill clinics


Open to all ages 11 & over, the following packages are designed to assist every level of Snow enthusiast, with an increased focus on the multiple stages involved in the advancement of beginner to intermediate skill development.
  • First Timer (green runs)

    Designed for the "this is my first time on snow" individual, the First Timerprovides the ideal environment to get you off the lifts and on the slopes in no time flat. Our goal is to have skiers/snowboarders on the lift within 15 minutes! Package includes lift access (Ponderosa and Galena lifts only), rental equipment and beginning instruction.

    • Times: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm - $49.00
  • Flight Plan

    Knowing that one day is simply not enough, Mt. Rose has created a three day learning package. This all inclusive, multi-day package virtually ensures the guest will be well on their way towards achieving intermediate ability skills after three days of on the snow experiences. Package includes: lift access (beginner lifts only), rental equipment, and beginning / novice instruction for three consecutive days.

    • $99.00
  • Rookie (green runs)

    OK... you've skied before, maybe a long time ago, but it's not your first rodeo. Let Mt. Rose restore your confidence on Green terrain and advance your basic skills. Package includes restricted lift access (Ponderosa and Galena lifts only), rental equipment and novice instruction.

    • Times: 10:00am, 2:00pm - $59.00
  • All Mountain (green / blue runs)

    Are You Blue? If you have just tried blues or are comfortable on intermediate terrain, the Most Valuable Package will advance your skills to prepare you for black runs. Package includes restricted lift access (Lakeview, Ponderosa and Galena lifts only), rental equipment and Intermediate instruction.

    • Times: 10:00am, 2:00pm - $69.00



Children's Ski Lease at Mt. Rose - Click to Zoom

"If I'd only learned when I was their age."

Sound familiar? Start your little ones on the right "tracks" at Rosebuds - the Mt. Rose Children's Ski & Snowboard Center. More than just lessons, our professional instructors keep your child's first experiences safe, controlled, and most of all FUN!!

Ages 4-10 for ski lessons and 7-10 for snowboard instruction. Different class levels apply to the child's experience so nobody feels left out.

All sessions include lift ticket, instruction, rental equipment and helmet.

Registration: Begins at 8:00am. All Rosebud's programs are subject to sell-out and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Credit cards required for all reservations. A $20.00 charge applies to cancellations less than 24hrs in advance. Call: 775-849-0704 ext. 223 for Reservations and more information

The Children's Center is a "One Stop" center for families, where all of the child's needs are taken care of including Rentals, Meals, Lift Tickets, Helmets and Lessons

  • Sessions: $65.00 each
    • Morning: 9:00 - 11:00am
    • Mid Day: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    • Afternoon: 2:00 - 4:00pm
  • Full Day (any two sessions)
    • Includes Snack $130.00
  • Rosebud's Private Lessons
    • One hour session, includes Lift ticket, Lesson, Rental equipment and Helmet: $90.00
      • Additional person: $60.00
      • Additional hour: $60.00
      • 3 year olds: $75.00
  • Group or Private Lessons
    • Group Lessons: Are for children 4 years and older who can cooperate and be productive in an environment with other children. While children do receive individual feedback, group lessons are geared toward the general needs of the entire group. We do our best to place children in groups by age and ability
    • Private Lessons: Are available for almost all ages and ability levels. Privates are designed for focusing on an individual child's specific skill development, for children with special needs, or for children too young to be part of the Rosebud's Group Lessons.
      • Private lessons may be scheduled on an hourly basis from 9:00am-3:00pm
      • Child under age 5 rentals ( Rental equipment for children is available without instruction for $15.00.)
      • Parent lift ticket (Galena and Ponderosa lifts only)

Reno Ski Shuttles: Shuttles depart twice daily from several Reno area locations. Reservations are required. Call (775) 325-8813

Looking for Tahoe's closest skiing and snowboarding to Reno? Come up to Mt. Rose. Just about 30 miles from downtown Reno and 25 minutes from Reno/Tahoe International Airport (Shuttles depart twice daily). Our Mt. Rose Highway (SR 431) location is even closer to Lake Tahoe's North Shore - 11 miles and just 15 minutes from Incline Village. Click here for map and shuttle information.

Photos and information courtesy Mt Rose Ski Tahoe

22222 Mt. Rose Hwy, Reno, Nevada 89511
Resort & Conditions (775) 849-0704
or outside Nevada (800) Ski-Rose, Fax (775) 849-9080
E-mail: Mt Rose Ski Resort

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