Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, NV had planned on opening on Monday, October 31st, 2016 after receiving 7-18″ of new snow on October 16th, 2016.
As of Thursday, they’ve canceled that October 31st opening date and they have not announced a new opening date.
“Due to the recent warmer temps, Mt. Rose will not make it’s projected Oct 31 Opening date. Good forecast for wet weather and colder air. Mt. Rose will make snow at every possible opportunity that conditions permit. At 8260’, the high base elevation at Mt. Rose combined with our north and east facing slopes always gives us more opportunities to ramp up our snowmaking and achieve the maximum potential to blow and maintain snow.” – Mt. Rose, October 27th, 2016
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect Sunday for the Mt. Rose region that is calling for 6-18″ of snow above 8,000′ this weekend (see below).
- Mammoth, CA plans to open on November 10th.
- Squaw Alpine, CA plans to open on November 11th.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for MT. ROSE:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV 356 AM PDT SAT OCT 29 2016 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA- ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET... * TIMING: ONGOING RAIN AND SNOW WILL BECOME MORE INTENSE SUNDAY MORNING...LASTING THROUGH THE DAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 18 ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH UP TO 6 INCHES DOWN TO 6500 FEET. UP TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE AT LAKE TAHOE LEVEL. * SNOW LEVELS: STARTING AROUND 7000 FEET...LOWERING TO 6000 TO 6500 FEET BY THE LATE MORNING. * IMPACTS: SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS LIKELY ABOVE 6500 FEET IN THE EASTERN SIERRA AND TAHOE BASIN...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER SUMMIT.