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

 

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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