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Ski and Ride Program only $44 this week at Mt. Rose ski resort

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Like many ski resorts in Lake Tahoe, Mt. Rose enjoyed a busy holiday season, but now it's gearing up for more activities this month.

Mt. Rose ski resort is Tahoe's closest skiing to Reno, located 25 minutes away from Reno and 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe.

Among the January activities at Mt. Rose ski resort are the popular Learn to Ski & Ride Program, offered from Monday through Friday this week.

Ski & Ride lets beginners of all ages enjoy the mountain with $44 First Timer Packages for adults (ages 11-above) and $44 Rosebuds lessons for kids (ages 4-10) when you buy online through

First Timer Packages (ages 11-above) at Mt. Rose ski resort include a 2-hour lesson, beginner lift ticket and rental equipment that can be used all day.

Rosebuds kids lessons (for ages 4-10, 7-10 snowboard) include a 2-hour lesson, lift ticket, rental equipment and helmet that can be used all day.

Upcoming Events include:

Saturday, Jan. 11 - Rail Jam
A slopestyle contest at Mt. Rose ski resort is open to skiers and riders of all ages in the Pondo Park on the main side. Free to enter with a lift ticket or season pass.

Schedule of Rail Jam events:
Registration: 8:30-10 am
Competition: 11:30 am to 12:45 pm
Awards: 1 pm

Saturday, Feb. 1 - Chinese New Year Celebration
Details TBA

Lift ticket savings: Save $7 by purchasing tickets and lessons through the iPhone app.
Download the Mt. Rose iPhone app for free and gain access to exclusive rates on lift tickets, First Timer Packages and Rosebuds kids camps. The Mt. Rose iPhone app also features an up-to-date snow report, web cams, photos, a trail map and more!

Parking note: Park at the Main Lodge at Mt. Rose ski resort and be aware of marked and unmarked obstacles.

Snow updates: Visit the Mt. Rose Snow Report for latest updates on mountain conditions.