Sierra Mountain Guide’s Current Conditions Reports are for the Eastern Sierra Nevada. We will report on conditions as we see them, or as our friends report them. Please contact us to report conditions in various locations whenever possible and we will add your comments to these reports.
SMG’s report of ice conditions is for ice climbs in the Eastern Sierra. Snow avalanches can threaten ice climbing areas, and this is not an avalanche forecasting center, so be sure to also check out the latest backcountry avalanche advisory at the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center website.
Backcountry Snow Report
For information about backountry snow conditions for skiers and snowboarders in the Eastern Sierra. This is NOT a backcountry avalanche advisory, which can be useful for recreational avalanche risk management. You will find the latest backcountry avalanche advisory at the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center website.
Alpine Conditions Report (May-November)
This report is for general mountain conditions as well as summer/fall alpine snow and ice couloirs in the Sierra Nevada. Send us your reports and photos and we will post them here!