An late spring photograph of Mount Rose in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Snow and frozen ponds are still visible. Summer comes late in the high altitudes of of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Mount Rose is a mountain located in the Carson Range east of the California-Nevada border and is within the Mount Rose Wilderness. An extinct volcano, the mountain is located between Lake Tahoe and Reno; and is the highest point in Washoe County at 10,776 ft. Due to the high elevation, most of the precipitation that falls on the mountain is snow.