Whether Alpine or x-country, one of the best ways to know if the powder is right for you is to check one of the many North Lake Tahoe skiing web cams available. Webcam feeds vary between live and regularly updated, but all will let you know what the conditions are like OnTheSnow. Here are a few to get you started.
Boreal Mountain Resort. At least once an hour Boreal updates their webcam feeds with live streaming images.
Diamond Peak. With webcams placed at various strategic locations, Diamond doesn’t want you to “leave your perfect powder day to chance”. Click this link to see a the most recent live stream 360⁰ sampling.
Rose – Ski Tahoe. Their webcam feeds are updated often through their website. Check closely enough and you may see snow grooming equipment.
Northstar California. In addition to regular webcams they have their “Top of” series, which truly provides a bird’s eye view. Visit their own webcam site for amazing high resolution, up the minute feeds.
Soda Springs. This is the longest running ski resort in California, catering to adults and kids. Their current ski cam images courtesy of OnTheSnow can be found here.
Squaw Creek. The resort at Squaw Creek has an amazing webcam perched up on a hill.
Squaw Valley – Alpine Meadows. This set of resorts has several different offerings, and many different webcams. One of the most amazing is their live ‘roundshot’ 360⁰ webcam.
Sugar Bowl. This resort has their “live stream” webcam set up here. Click any of the thumbnails, like Mt. Disney, to get a current look at the weather and conditions.
Tahoe Donner. Get a bird’s eye view with the Downhill Ski Area Snowbird Lift Cam. If you would prefer to see another view, such as the lodge patio, select it from their main ski cam website here.