Local Backcountry Resources
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.
Tahoe Sierra Transportation | Phone: 530-550-5300
Help reduce trailhead parking congestion. Call local micro transit options to get a lift to the trailhead.
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.
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.