OHV Seasonal Closures Delayed

Hi all – see the news release regarding seasonal closures on motorized trails and roads.  Since we don’t have a signed Motor Vehicle Use Map and since we have had very dry weather, we will not be implementing the wet weather seasonal closures that were to take place January first.   Once the Motor Vehicle Use […]

Slide season wraps up for Sierra Avalanche Center

LAKE TAHOE — Without a single avalanche death reported in California during the 2011-‘12 season, the final advisory of the year for the Sierra Avalanche Center will be posted Saturday, April 23. For both avalanche conditions and fundraising for the center — a nonprofit institution — in 2011-‘12 has been an average year, officials said. […]

Avalanche at Blue Lakes

These pictures were taken Monday, March 28, 2011, of a huge avalanche in Polaris Bowl that slid some time between Sunday and Monday. It was inside Polaris Bowl at Blue Lakes, South Lake Tahoe, and it was the shoot straight ahead as you are entering Polaris Bowl coming down the regular trail from the main […]

Amber Holt’s Tahoe Backcountry Basics

Amber Holt’s Tahoe Clinics were a success! On January 17-20, 2011, the club had Amber Holt of Backcountry Basics come to North Lake Tahoe to hold two of her famous snowmobiling clinics. We sold out both clinics (with about 12-14 participants in each clinic) and despite the terrible snow conditions (a.k.a. Sierra cement), we learned a […]