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Weather and Road Conditions




CalTrans current road conditions - Hwy 50                       


CalTrans current road conditions- Hwy 88

The Weather Channel - South Lake Tahoe              


CA Department of Resources - Snow Levels


CHP Traffic Incident Information Page                             


National Weather Service Forecast Office




Avalanche Conditions


Sierra Avalanche Center


National Avalanche Foundation


Tree Well and Deep Snow Safety


California Snow Depth Reports


Backcountry Access  (videos on how to search, safety handouts, stories/videos from avalanche survivors)

Canadian Avalanche Center Course


Equipment Resources






Oregon Mountain Community


Sierra Trading Post



Mountain Hardware     


Patroller Supply


Bluebird Day (telemark leashes, heel levers, smile plates)


Backcountry Access  (beacons, shovels, probes)


Rainy Pass Repair (repairs Goretex, installs zippers, fixes rips, makes alterations, re-lofts down)
Swix School (videos on how to wax skis)
Olympic Boot Works (custom fitting for your boots)


Other Volunteer Organizations


Desolation Wilderness Volunteers



Local Ski Resorts and WebCams


Sierra at Tahoe                               Kirkwood


Sierra Nevada WebCams            Pollock Pines Weather Cam 


Air Ambulance




Compass Declination Adjustment


National Geophysical Data Center