Last avalanche forecast for this season.

The last avalanche forecast for this season will be published on April 18. Thank you to all who have supported this avalanche center through volunteer hours, snowpack/avalanche observations, and financial contributions.

CA OHV Avalanche Forecast and Education Program Grant Application


The Sierra Avalanche Center is submitting a grant application to California State Parks Off Highway Vehicle Division to support the avalanche forecast and motorized avalanche educaiton classes. 

The Sierra Avalanche Center's mission is to inform and educate the public about backcountry avalanche conditions in the greater Lake Tahoe area. This grant would support the production of the daily avalanche forecast and provide for free motorized Level 1 and Level 2 avalanche classes. 

Following the submission of our preliminary application there will be a public review and comment period from March 2, 2021 to May 3, 2021.

Additional information about the CA OHV grant can be found at:

Please send any questions or comments to 







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