University of Nevada Art History professor was a passionate outdoorsman who hiked the mountains around Lake Tahoe and in 1908 developed the Mt. Rose Snow Sampler which measured the water content in snow and is still used to this day.

The first Nevada organization to affiliate with the California Ski Association is honored at the festivities for the annual “Reno Day”.

Located at the foot of Mount Rose at Galena Creek, this is the first site offering winter recreation to Reno.

Wayne Poulsen opens Mt. Rose Upski.  The “Mt. Rose Bowl” is located at Grass Lake where Sky Tavern currently operates.

Among the first to ride the Reno Ski Bowl chair lift yesterday following dedication ceremonies were District Judge Harold O. Taber and Mrs.Taber, shown in chairs. Giving them a sendoff are Ivan Sack (left), supervisor of the Toiyable National, and Carl F. Fuetsch, general manager of Washoe Development Corp. (Chamber of Commerce Photo) Reno Ski Bowl Dedicated; Gov. Russell Pulls Switch


Opening Dedication for the Reno Ski Bowl 26 Nov 1953, Thu Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada)

The very first NCAA Skiing Championships were held at the Reno Ski Bowl in March 1954, hosted by the University of Nevada, with the downhill won by Nevada’s own, Wolf Pack senior Pat Meyers.