Climates for hang gliding Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Forecasts

Lake Tahoe has many different climate zones. At the top of the peaks it can be windy and cold while at the lake it can be sunny and warm. The lake elevation is at 6200 feet above sea level and the mountain peaks are up to 11,000 feet. Truckee Airport may be fogged in while South Tahoe Airport is clear.

Shown above is South Lake Tahoe clear and sunny while North lake Tahoe is overcast and cloudy.

How can you tell what the different conditions and forecasts are around the lake? If you listen to the news or general forecasts, they provide general forecasts.

The best forecasts are from our tax paid National Weather service. Go to the source.

Here are links to some of the areas in Lake Tahoe. Note that you can click on a specific location on the map and will get a specific forecast for that area.

South Lake Tahoe (lake level)

South Lake Tahoe (top of Heavenly Valley Ski area 9000 feet)


Incline Village (lake level)

Spooner Pass Summit Route 50 (7100 feet)

Carson City