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) Observation made by
12/29/2012 - 13:10 Echo Peak Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
, Public
12/29/2012 - 10:45 Donner Peak Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation Public
03/20/2012 - 12:00 Upper Cold Stream Canyon Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Avalanche Observation

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Public
03/02/2012 - 15:30 Forestdale Divide Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
Forecaster
03/01/2012 - 13:30 Polaris Point Blackwood Canyon or Ward Canyon Area Avalanche Observation
, Forecaster
05/18/2011 - 15:30 Silverado @ Squaw Valley Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Avalanche Observation
Public
03/28/2011 - 08:30 Frog Lake Cliffs Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
Public
03/24/2011 - 21:41 hwy 89 at bridge between squaw and alpine Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Avalanche Observation Public
03/22/2011 - 08:45 Fireplug Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation
Forecaster
03/07/2011 - 14:20 Emerald Bay Chutes, main one Desolation Wilderness Area (including Emerald Bay) Avalanche Observation Public
03/05/2011 - 14:00 N. facing bowl on backside of Castle Peak Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation
Public
02/27/2011 - 10:30 Ralston Peak Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
, Forecaster
02/21/2011 - 12:00 Blue Lakes Road Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
Forecaster
02/20/2011 - 13:11 Cornice/Bowl above Whites Creek drainage Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation Public
12/17/2010 - 15:30 Hawk's Peak, North Face and North ridge Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation Public

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