I’ve been meaning to get this on the site, and today is the day. When there’s a question about whether there’s fire, smoke, or thunderstorms, it can be handy to check the Bald Mountain Heliport Webcam on the Stanislaus Forest site.
It’s not too often that it’s pointed straight at a fire, but, as I said, today is the day. Save riding at Beardsley for another time, and think positive thoughts for the firefighters and pilots. Be aware that there are other Bald Mountain Webcam views on the Forest Service site; the others appear to be in the southern Sierra.