Annual Tahoe Backcountry Safety Awareness Week
By: Lake Tahoe Staff
Get ready for a full week of information and events about how to stay safe and have fun in the backcountry. Scroll down for the schedule of events, as well as daily topics with more information from local backcountry organizations.
Happy Hour, Raffle, and Backcountry Trivia at RMU Truckee. Event Details.
On-Snow Safety Lessons with International Alpine Guides at Donner Pass. Pre-registration required. Event Details.
On-Snow Intro to Backcountry Touring with Alpenglow Expeditions. Pre-registration required. Event Details.
Sharing the Backcountry Panel at RMU Truckee. Event Details.
Backcountry Film Festival hosted by Tahoe Backcountry Alliance at Alibi’s Incline Public House. Event Details.
Women’s specific Intro to the Backcountry Lecture and indoor demo with SheJumps and Alpenglow in Olympic Village. Pre-registration required. Event Details.
Professional athlete panel hosted by Alpenglow Expeditions in Olympic Village. Pre-registration required. Event Details.
Lake Tahoe Snowmobilers monthly meetup and beacon park at Little Truckee Summit. Event Details.
What is the avalanche risk today? Visit the Sierra Avalanche Center to find out.
Where should you go?
Mike’s Ski Tours is a great resource for local backcountry spots.
Check out Richard Bothwell’s new Tahoe guidebook – “Light Tours of Tahoe”
Stay up to date on weather and travel conditions.
Follow local backcountry etiquette:
Before we get into the details, we need to know what the backcountry even is.
Watch the videos from Day 1 HERE
Backcountry Tips and Etiquette from Alpenglow Expeditions & Tahoe Backcountry Alliance
For more information please visit https://takecaretahoe.org/backcountry/
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