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Backcountry Skiing at Castle Peak

Castle Peak is one of the Donner Pass and Truckee area’s most popular locations of year-round outdoor recreation. The trailhead to Castle Peak grants easy access to backpacking and mountain biking by summer, backcountry skiing and snowboarding by winter, and … Read More

Mount Rose Summit

Backcountry Skiing Mount Rose Wilderness

Mount Rose represents an extinct volcano. It is a notable mountain jutting up out of the surrounding landscape as the highest mountain in Washoe County, in the Carson Range of Nevada. Its namesake ski area actually rests on the flanks … Read More

Echo Lakes

Lake Aloha – Hiking

Intro Lake Aloha is one of the most popular destinations for day hikers and overnight backpackers who want to explore the 63,000-acre Desolation Wilderness west of Lake Tahoe. Once a series of smaller lakes that has since been dammed for … Read More