Mount Rose Summit facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Rose Summit
Sign on the summit
|Elevation||8,911 ft (2,716 m)|
|Traversed by||Nevada State Route 431|
|Location||Washoe County, Nevada, United States|
|Range||Carson Range / Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Rose|
Mount Rose Summit is a mountain pass located in the Carson Range near Mount Rose and Slide Mountain northeast of Incline Village. The 8,911 ft (2,716 m)-high pass is traversed by State Route 431, which is the highest point of the highway and the highest mountain pass open year-round in the Sierra Nevada. The saddle itself features a parking lot and a small building which both serve as a highway stop. A closed dirt road leading to the Mount Rose Ski Resort ends near the northern section of the summit.
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