Inside Skier: Mount Rose – Ski Tahoe

Inside Skier: Mount Rose-Ski Tahoe In the late 1930’s, the Sky Tavern Lodge was built along Mt. Rose highway, and its patrons used to hike up the mountain and ski the wilderness on Slide Mountain, even cutting trees in the summer to widen logging roads to improve their ski trails…some of the first ski trails in Sierra Nevada. The Reno Ski Bowl was constructed on the east slope of Slide Mountain (it’s now the East Bowl of Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe) in 1953, and a lift called “Ringer’s Chair” operated … [Read more...]