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Truckee-Tahoe Travel Alert

Saturday-Sunday, January 22-23

Gorgeous weather ahead! Clear, sunny skies and mild temps through Jan 30.

Strong Sierra winds on the upper mountains. Ridgetop gusts are expected to be up to 50+mph on Saturday and 30+ mph on Sunday.

Locals Tip: Hold on tight to trash and other lightweight items that could get stirred up or blown away in the wind. Thanks for doing your part to Leave No Trace!

Face Coverings Required

Masks are required (regardless of vaccination status) indoors in public settings and businesses, and outdoors in crowded settings when six feet of distance is not possible.


Weather, Traffic, Webcams, Snow, Avalanche Forecast

View our weather page for links to ski resort cams, roads and traffic information, highway cams, the avalanche forecast, Open Snow's forecast discussion, and more.


NEW! Sustainable Truckee Winter Recreation Map (Beta)

Check out NEW interactive, digital map of Truckee. In the map, you find trailhead parking areas, outdoor sports shops, scenic paved paths and resort and backcountry areas for downhill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sledding/snowplay and ice skating. Help us make it better! Send us your feedback on the Beta version.


NEW! Winter Recreation Guide

Know before you go! Before hitting the trail, read our winter recreation guide for information on sledding etiquette, winter preparedness, backcountry avalanche conditions, and more.


Weekend Travel Advice

For an uncrowded experience, we recommend visiting midweek. Got plans to come for a holiday or weekend? We rounded up the best travel tips and advice to help you have an enjoyable trip.


Not a Skier/Rider? Enjoy These Indoor Activities

Not here for the slopes? No problem. There are plenty of fun indoor activities in Truckee like climbing at the new, three story high indoor climbing gym, lazy river floating at the community pool, browsing vinyl records, and more!


Truckee-Tahoe Ski Resorts

Ski areas are open with great coverage. There is plenty of winter to come so book Truckee lodging out to April 2022 to lock in your ski/ride trip before availability is low and rates are high.


Snowmobile Trail Grooming Update (Tahoe National Forest)

The Tahoe National Forest grooms over 200 miles of winter trail for snowmobile use. View the latest update for notes on trail conditions, date of last groom, total distance groomed, and more.


Historic December Snow - Big Base Promises Long Winter

As of Dec. 30 at 9:30am, Central Sierra Snow Lab on Donner Summit reports 212” (17+ FEET) of total snowfall in December 2021, beating the previous December record of 179” set in 1970.

Six Ways to Be a Good "Local" Neighbor

Planning a stay in a Truckee Mountain Home? Remember, your home away from home isn't just a relaxing getaway, it's also a part of our mountain community. Check out this guide on how to be a respectful, good "local" neighbor while you're here.


Sustainable Truckee Gift Card

This digital gift card allows recipients to shop local with over 40 (and growing!) Truckee-Tahoe small businesses - lodging, restaurants, retailers, adventure guides, fitness centers, and wellness providers. Own a business? Consider a bulk buy for your employees, the perfect way to say thanks to your team!

For every card sold, Visit Truckee-Tahoe will match 25% of card value for Sustainable Truckee Sponsorships such as meadow restoration (carbon sequestration), trail work, graffiti cleanup, wildfire prevention messaging and more in 2022.


Recreate Responsibly & Leave No Trace - Winter Edition!

Check out the new Winter Edition guidelines! Six easy ways to take care of the Truckee-Tahoe community and protect the places we play.


Know Before You Go

Get ready for your upcoming Truckee-Tahoe vacation with these guides. Here's what you need to know before your visit, including ways to take care of our natural environment and vibrant community.

Traveler Responsibility Pledge

Take the pledge to become a responsible traveler, and find out how you can help protect Truckee-Tahoe.

Volunteer with Locals

Heard of voluntourism? It's travel with purpose, a volunteer vacation. Check out our roundup of voluntourism opportunities and give back to the Truckee-Tahoe community during your stay.

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