Mt. Rose in Lake Tahoe, NV = Most Snow in North America + Extends Season to May 29th

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Mt. Rose, NV on March 2nd, 2017. photo: mt. rose

Lake Tahoe Area Resort Reports Most Snow in North America to Date with 650” Recorded and More in the Forecast

RENO, NV – March 1, 2017 – Thanks to a series of strong winter storms that have moved through the Lake Tahoe region one after another this season, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe announced today that it has officially extended its season and will remain open through Memorial Day, May 29, 2017. Reporting the most snow in North America to date this winter according to, 650 inches have already stacked up at the Lake Tahoe area resort so far this season. The National Weather Service forecast calls for another winter storm system to move through the region over the coming weekend.

“With this unbelievable season still in full swing, including topping the snow total chart in North America at 650 inches to date, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe will continue to offer supreme skiing and snowboarding conditions through Memorial Day this season,” said Mike Pierce, director of marketing at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. “For the second year in a row, this marks another six-month ski season and is a testament to our tagline ‘8,260’ – Where the Snow Is’.”

Spring skiing and riding is a little sweeter with the resort’s recent offering of its Spring Plus passes. Valid seven days per week with no blackouts this season or next, the Spring Plus Premier Pass offers incredible value for those who want the flexibility of being able to ski any day of the season. The Spring Plus Premier Pass is available for $695 for adults ages 24+, $495 for young adults ages 16-23, and $395 for children ages 6-15. The Spring Plus Midweek Pass is valid Monday through Friday, excluding December 25-29, 2017, January 15, 2018 and February 19, 2018, and is priced at $595 for any age.

All season passes include passholder perks such as First Tracks daily on the Blazing Zephyr 6 chairlift, discounts on buddy tickets, lessons, on-mountain food and beverage, retail and repair.

“Now’s the time to get the most out of this incredible season, as well as all of next winter. Spring Plus season passes are both the best deal, and the best choice for the most skiing all season long,” continued Pierce.

Thanks to its high base area elevation of 8,260’, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is where the snow is. Average base depths currently total 223 inches on the mountain. All lifts and trails are open as weather and conditions permit, with skiers and riders enjoying mid-winter conditions across the entire mountain.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. conditions permitting, with the best deal on lift tickets offered when purchased online in advance. For those interested in planning a ski vacation, Mt. Rose continues to offer incredible value with Stay & Ski packages available in Reno and North Lake Tahoe, and mid-week daily lift ticket deals including “Two ‘Fer Tuesdays,” $29 Ladies Day Thursdays, and discounted lift tickets valid any day of the season for active duty military.

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