Back Country


Backcountry conditions and weather throughout North Lake Tahoe can take unexpected turns. Keep a close eye on weather and avalanche risks up until an hour before departing and remember that conditions can change rapidly and unpredictably. The following sites offer weather and avalanche advisories for the area.

Sierra Avalanche Center in Truckee

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center

National Weather Service Advisory for Reno, NV

The Weather Channel

Avalanche Hotline: (530) 587-2158