Access from Reno, NV:
US 395 South
US 50 West
NV 28 North
Take right into Spooner Lake Cross Country Skiing parking area
Drive Time: 57 min
I skinned up North Canyon, then up the northeast face of 7820. I descended back to North Canyon finding good corn snow.
I skinned higher up North Canyon, then up the north face of 8738. I descended back to and down North Canyon finding more corn snow.
Total Elevation: ~2188’
Distance: ~10.4 miles
Foreground from left to right: Lake Tahoe & Marlette Lake. Background: Mount Rose
Snow Valley Peak looking very dry. It was skiable on 1/12/08.
Foreground: 7820. Background: Lake Tahoe