Elevation

10,776 ft / 3,284 m

Prominence

3,636 ft / 1,108 m

Range

Carson

Summits

51 summits

Top climbing months

July   27%

August   20%

September  12%

Most climbed route

Mt. Rose Summit TH

"On a quick day trip to Tahoe finally made my way over to Mt Rose… the 3rd highest peak in Tahoe and one of the classic peaks in the Tahoe Twelve Peak Challenge. Due to the lack of trip reports online (plug: log your summits on peakery!) I pulled one of those bring-full-gear-just-in-case moves. Luckily no one saw me discreetly removing ice axe, crampons etc. at the car — trail was top-to-bottom snow free. The mostly moderate grade of the trail definitely makes this a do-able trail running peak. Started out running but right out of the gate took the wrong trail and ended up x-country’ing it " - scott, Jun 26, 2018
"I was on vacation in Tahoe with Mom and I convinced her to join me on a trip to an SPS peak. She went as far as the waterfall and I ran up to the summit and down as quick as I could so as to not keep her waiting at the TH for too long." - klotito, Aug 20, 2017
"Started early morning from Jones Creek Trailhead along the scenic Creek Trailhead, Nice Trail all the way to the Peak. Stopped on Chocolate Peak on my way down. This is also the Washoe County High Point in Nevada. 16/17, my Second last County Highpoint in Nevada." - Nuernberger, Sep 12, 2016
"Snowshoes pretty much from the trailhead with lots of side hilling. Switched to crampons shortly after crossing Galena Creek and found a great line on the south face full of snow that took me almost to the summit and protected me from the wind. Once I crested out, the wind was the worst I have ever dealt with and knocked me over twice! I had originally planned to tag Church but the wind was too strong. Had a great glissade back down the gully I came up." - Christopher, Feb 5, 2015
"Second peak on Independence Day. Pushed it hard going up as clouds were building all along the crest, but it cleared up shortly after I summited. Great views of Tahoe, Reno, and the northern Sierra. Lots of folks were heading up to camp/watch fireworks from the top. Car to car in 4:50." - edg, Jul 4, 2013

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