Mount Rose Summit - Hiking
Mount Rose is the second highest peak in the Lake Tahoe basin. This tough but rewarding hike is one of the most scenic in the region.
This is a 10.4 mile round trip hike with approximately 1,800 feet of elevation gain.
Destination Distance From Downtown
This 10.4 mile hike gains approximately 1,800' of elevation and traverses through hot, sun-exposed conditions.
Time To Complete
Assuming a two mile-per-hour pace and adding an extra half hour for every thousand feet of gain, the Mount Rose Summit hike takes approximately 6 hours round trip.
Spring, Summer, and Fall
This can be a crowded trail on weekends. The best bet for low crowds is a mid-week summit attempt.
On Leash Only
- Backcountry Skiing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Flat Water Paddling
- Mountain Biking
- Road Running
- Trail Running