MONSTER STORM DROPS FIVE FEET OF SNOW AT MT. ROSE SKI TAHOE, WITH MORE TO COME
Seated at 8,260’, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is Ringing in the New Year with Deep Snow and a Powdery Extended Forecast
RENO, NV – Jan. 4, 2017 – The monster winter storm that is currently making its way through the Lake Tahoe area has brought five feet of new snow to Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe already and is expected to continue. The National Weather Service forecast calls for significant snow to continue this afternoon and evening, and for snow showers to taper off Thursday and Friday before another significant storm system moves in on Saturday. Extended forecasts also indicate that multiple winter storms are on tap next week, which should pile up even more snow at Mt. Rose.
“This storm has been incredible. Five feet of snow has piled up over the past couple of days, and it’s continuing to fall fast this afternoon,” said Mike Pierce, director of marketing at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. “This system and those forecast to come behind it are setting us up for an incredible winter season, and one of the snowiest January’s in years.”
Season-to-date, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe has received 210 inches of snow, with current average base depths of 84 inches. The resort is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the best deal on lift tickets offered when purchased online in advance. Ticket prices increase by $10 if purchased on-site at the resort.
Mt. Rose Conditions:
- New Snow: 10-12″
- Storm Total: 54-70″
- Average Base: 93″
- Season Total: 222″