Tahoe Meadows: 2.2015
Situated at about 8000' above sea level in the High Sierra Carson Range, Tahoe Meadows is the wetlands headwaters of Ophir Creek
Peak at 8843' and surrounding meadows with scant snow in early spring. Layers of snow help fill Ophir Creek
, Washoe Lake
and Steamboat Creek
which flows to the Truckee River
Tamarac Peak above Tahoe Meadows in early spring, 2015.
Some ski runs on Slide Mountain's Mt. Rose Ski Resort are bare in early spring, 2015.
The 9700' summit of the Carson Range's second highest peak, Slide Mountain, bare in spring, 2015.
Tahoe Meadows north of Mt. Rose Highway normally gives access to cross country snow recreation all winter and spring long.
The south side of Mt. Rose Highway in spring, 2015.