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Ski & Snow on Mount Charleston

Mount Charleston offers a variety of wintertime recreation from skiing and sledding to building snowmen and winter wildlife watching. The Resort on Mount Charleston, located right in the middle of all the action, is the best place to stay on Mount Charleston! Stay with us and enjoy all the wintertime activities Mt. Charleston has to offer!

Have fun and be safe. Remember to stop by our General Store before or after your hike to pick up any last minute sundries.

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Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort (LVSSR), also known to locals as Lee Canyon, is located just minutes from The Resort on Mount Charleston. The base lodge is situated at the base of Lee Peak with an elevation of 11,289 feet to the north of Mt. Charleston, the eighth highest peak in Nevada at 11,916 feet. The snow season is roughly November through April, although can vary greatly year to year. For more accurate information, check their website at www.skilasvegas.com.

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Where to Play in the Snow

Lee Canyon (HWY 156) is your best spot for sledding or playing in the snow! Foxtail Picnic Area is the designated snow play location. Other places include the Lee Meadows, Bristlecone Trail for snowshoe hiking and various pullouts on Deer Creek Highway (HWY 158) and Lee Canyon Road (HWY 156).

Parking is available free to guests of the Resort on Mount Charleston!

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Snow Play Tips

  • No snow play on private or "closed" areas
  • Do not sled near roads
  • Sled only in open areas without trees & fences
  • Sled on snow that is at least 12 inches deep
  • Do not make ramps
  • Do not leave broken sleds or other trash behind
  • Be aware of others so you do not run into them
  • Be respectful and mindful of winter wildlife
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Food & Gas

Food is available at the Resort on Mount Charleston. The restaurant, “A Cut Above”, is open from 7:00AM to 9:00PM Sunday through Thursday, 7:00AM to 10:00PM on Friday and Saturday. The Bistro General Store, also located inside the hotel, is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offers boxed lunches, snacks and beverages, among other amenities.

There are no gas stations, so be sure to start with a full tank.

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