Local Backcountry Resources

Weather and Avalanche Forecasts


Sierra Avalanche Center

Check the daily avalanche forecast from the Sierra Avalanche Center before heading out. Everyday.

NWS Reno Mountain Weather Forecast

Want to know the details of what’s happening up in the mountains: snow levels, winds, etc.? Check out the Mountain Weather Forecast from the Reno NWS.



MicroTransit Resources


TART Connect Pilot Program

During summer 2021 Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART) is serving Tahoe City, Kings Beach and Incline Village with an on-demand, FREE micro transit service from 8am-12am daily. Download the app and start riding! Your ridership and support could help establish and expand this service to a year-round program. 

Tahoe Sierra Transportation | Phone: 530-550-5300

Help reduce trailhead parking congestion. Call local micro transit options to get a lift to the trailhead.




Backcountry Education


Local Backcountry Education Providers

The best way to stay safe in the backcountry is to get trained by certified AIARE instructors. The Sierra Avalanche Center provides a list of local providers. 

Sierra Avalanche Center Backcountry Education Providers

General Education Resources

“Daily Flow”, Sierra Avalanche Center – quick video tutorial highlighting the importance of good systems in the backcountry.

“Know Before You Go”, Utah Avalanche Center – 15 min educational avy awareness video.





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