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This page displays avalanche incidents reported to the Sierra Avalanche Center that have occurred in the backcountry and involve a person caught, buried, and/or injuried.
Date and time of observation or avalanche occurrence Location Region Observation Type Photos Snowpack, Avalanche, Weather Videos Snowpit videos (tests, etc) Number of people caught Observation made by
02/14/2021 - 12:30 Talking mountain Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation Two foot slab, Track and runout, Runout trees and airbag deploy 1 Public
02/14/2021 - 10:00 Incline Peak Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation Crown Photo., Tree at bottom of chute with snow piled high on it. 1 Public
02/13/2021 - 15:30 Talking Mountain Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation Crown of Avalanche ~1.5 ft in depth, Runout 1 Public
02/12/2021 - 13:30 Somewhere near Blue Lakes Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
02/03/2021 - 10:45 Jake's West Shore Area Avalanche Observation Avalanche on the east face of Jake's as seen from the road. 1 Public
12/26/2020 - 14:15 Nipple peak Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
12/26/2020 - 13:00 Just north of bear valley Little Truckee Summit Areas Avalanche Observation , , , , 1 Public
12/26/2020 - 12:15 North of bear meadow, bear valley Little Truckee Summit Areas Avalanche Observation , , , 1 Public
12/26/2020 - 11:00 Between Lacey Meadows and The Grilles Little Truckee Summit Areas Avalanche Observation , , , , , , 1 Public