McKissick Canyon

A 3-mile hike with 2,000 feet of elevation gain, the trail up Mckissick Canyon leads to a stunning view over the Winnemucca Valley, with rock-scrambling access to the peaks of the Dogskin Range.


Church’s Pond

This small snow-melt basin below Mt. Rose was named for James Church, the University of Nevada Reno professor who in 1909 devised a way to determine the water content of mountain snow.


Atop Mt. Tallac

Mt. Tallac, at 9,735', is one of the tallest peaks surrounding Lake Tahoe. From its peak the climber can enjoy the rare, uninterrupted panoramic view of 360 degrees.