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Mount Rose Summit

Mount Rose Summit is a mountain pass located in the Carson Range near Mount Rose and Slide Mountain northeast of Incline Village.[1][2] 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.[1][3] 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.[1]

Mount Rose Summit
Mount Rose Summit.jpg
Sign on the summit
Elevation 8,911 ft (2,716 m)
Traversed by Nevada 431.svg Nevada State Route 431
Location Washoe County, Nevada, United States
Range Carson Range / Sierra Nevada
Coordinates 39°18′48″N 119°53′50″W / 39.31333°N 119.89722°W / 39.31333; -119.89722Coordinates: 39°18′48″N 119°53′50″W / 39.31333°N 119.89722°W / 39.31333; -119.89722
Topo map USGS Mount Rose
View east along SR 431 crossing Mount Rose Summit, with Mount Rose visible to the left


  1. ^ a b c Google Earth images.
  2. ^ "Mount Rose Summit, USGS Mount Rose (NV) Topo Map". USGS Quad maps. Retrieved 2008-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Mount Rose Scenic Byway". U.S. Department of Transportation - National Scenic Byways Program. Retrieved 2008-04-02.