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derbillyRoute Climbed: Mt Rose Trail (generally) Date Climbed: February 23, 2003  Sucess!


Excellent snowshoe trip in the middle of winter. Very cold and windy at the top. I encountered some a snowmobiler and a couple of skiers before entering the wilderness but otherwise had complete solitude.
Posted Feb 25, 2004 1:54 pm

hyperbolictansRoute Climbed: Mount Rose Trail Date Climbed: 15th Feb 2004  Sucess!


Started out on jeep track ~10:45 am. Postholing for most of the way after leaving the jeep track and going into the wilderness area. Got caught in snow shower and high wind at summit ~3pm. Totally burnt out by the time we summited, didn't get back to jeep track till sundown at ~5:45pm. back to parking lot at ~7pm.

Snowshoe would have been great especially for the ~400 ft drop/gain after jeep track and gully leading up Mt Rose due to thick, rather powdery snow . If I were a smarter person. I would have 1) start earlier than 10:45 am, its a good 10 miles RT ! 2) rent snowshoes 3) use gaiters.

Posted Feb 16, 2004 1:04 pm

fedakRoute Climbed: Main Trail Date Climbed: July-19-2003  Sucess!


Quick morning hike. Lots of people on the trail and on the summit. Great views of Reno and Tahoe.

Photos and trip report: here
Posted Sep 12, 2003 6:50 pm

adampaulRoute Climbed: Mt. Rose Trail Date Climbed: 18 July, 2003  Sucess!


Leisurely hike to summit with my girlfriend. Loads and loads of wildflowers easily compensated for the somewhat hazy summit views. Hike report and lots of pics were here
Posted Jul 22, 2003 10:37 am

thenunzRoute Climbed: South Face Date Climbed: Spring of 94' & 95'  Sucess!


Best on a clear day. Views go from Lassen down to Kirkwood.
Posted Oct 29, 2002 12:46 pm

bearbnzRoute Climbed: South Face, others Date Climbed: August 10, 2002, others  Sucess!


2nd time to the summit, 1st time via the Tourist Trail. The view from the summit is maybe the best in the Tahoe Basin. Took 2:20 round trip on the latest ascent.

November 3, 2003

An uneventful trip up the tourist trail, only a dusting of snow in the shady spots, no wind to speak of. Not too many tourists
Posted Oct 20, 2002 3:15 pm

peak baggerRoute Climbed: East Face Date Climbed: January 10 2002  Sucess!

peak bagger

A clear day. Moderate to gusty winds at the summit. 15 degrees at he summit not counting the wind chill. The storm the night before dumped a good foot or more of snow at 8000 and above, that made it fairly difficult to put the route in.
Posted Jan 3, 2002 7:41 pm

summitsnakeRoute Climbed: MAIN TRAIL Date Climbed: OCTOBER 15,2001  Sucess!
Fun hike with panoramic views. Worthwhile day hike
Posted Nov 22, 2001 5:59 pm

mtngirlRoute Climbed: trail head Date Climbed: June 2000  Sucess!
first time hike with my husband and had a great time. It was very windy at the top, but when is it not.
Posted Nov 18, 2001 2:08 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: Southwest Slope Date Climbed: March 24, 2001  Sucess!

Bob Burd

A fun spring climb on snowshoes, part of a three peak tour: Trip Report
Posted Nov 16, 2001 10:51 pm

peak baggerRoute Climbed: North East Summit from Galena park Date Climbed: November 10 2001  Sucess!

peak bagger

Perfect weather. 39 degrees at the summit with just a slight breeze. It took me 2 hrs 44 min to the summit. 5 miles 1 way.
Posted Nov 14, 2001 7:55 pm

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