AN AVALANCHE WARNING IS IN EFFECT.  High avalanche danger exists due to wind slab, storm slab, and loose wet avalanche problems.  Natural triggered avalanches are likely and human triggered avalanches are very likely.  Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist.  Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.  THIS WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL 7AM TUESDAY FEBRUARY 21th, 2017.

SAC Community Mixer

Sierra Avalanche Center is hosting a community mixer at Tahoe Donner's Alder Creek Adventure Center on March 11th from 6 to 8pm complete with music, drinks and food.

A Beacon park will be set up outside to test your skills and try new beacons out from ARVA and Pieps and inside the organization behind the daily forecast will be on hand to meet. Learn about our programs, how this great community supported resource got started and who we are. 

A huge raffle of gear will help support Avalanche Forecasting for Lake Tahoe.

Tahoe Donner Cross Country and Adventure Center ~ 15275 Alder Creek Rd, Truckee, CA 96161

Aibi Ale Works Fundraiser

Alibi Ale Works in Incline Village is hosting a fundraiser for Sierra Avalanche Center from Feb 18th to March 1st.

Come on down to the brewery and enjoy an Avalanche IPA to support backcountry avalanche forecasting in Lake Tahoe and pick up some raffle tickets for a BCA Float 32L Airbag.  Tickets are available at any time and a winner will be drawn on March 1st at the pop up Sushi Night from 3 to 10pm.  Come have a beer for a cause!

Alibi Ale Works is located at 204 E Enterprise St, Incline Village, NV 89451.  Good People, Great Beer!


SAC Community Membership Drive

Support your SAC!  Sierra Avalanche Center is a community supported Non profit. Help us to make it happen.

Sierra Avalanche Center is a community supported non profit that funds 2/3's of the annual operating budget to provide a free daily backcountry avalanche advisory and avalanche education to inform users of what is needed to safety travel in the backcountry.  If you or someone you love uses this important community resource please consider making a tax deductible donation to help support this valuable resource. We strive to keep you informed and up to date with the information you need every day and need your support to fund this community resource. 

OHV Avalanche Education

Sierra Avalanche Center is proud to announce and offer motorized-specific avalalanche level 1 classes. This is a 3 day / 24 hour class provided by grants from the California OHV Division and Nevada Commision on Off-Highway Vehicles. See the education tab for more information.  http://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/content/snowmobile-avalanche-educat...