The last avalanche forecast for the 2019-2020 season posted on May 3rd. Thank you to everyone who supported the avalanche center this past season with volunteer hours, donations, and/or avalanche, snowpack, and weather observations. These contributions are crucial to avalanche center operations.
The Tahoe National Forest Sierra Avalanche Center Forecasters are at the International Snow Science Workshop this week, presenting during the avalanche forecasting segment. The forecasters and SAC observers are also working on continuing education at the week long workshop. Continuing education is available for the CA/NV backcountry community in the form of the California Avalanche Workshop on Oct 15, where the TNF-SAC forecasters will also present. Sign up and attend this important regional event.
This avalanche advisory is provided through a partnership between the Tahoe National Forest and the Sierra Avalanche Center. This advisory covers the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains between Yuba Pass on the north and Ebbetts Pass on the south. Click here for a map of the forecast area. This advisory applies only to backcountry areas outside established ski area boundaries. This advisory describes general avalanche conditions and local variations always occur. This advisory expires 24 hours after the posted time unless otherwise noted. The information in this advisory is provided by the USDA Forest Service who is solely responsible for its content.
For a recorded version of the Avalanche Advisory call (530) 587-3558 x258