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
03/27/2014 - 07:35 Below Grouse Rock Blackwood Canyon or Ward Canyon Area Avalanche Observation
Public
02/17/2014 - 10:00 Red Lake Peak Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation Public
03/09/2013 - 12:30 Mt. Rose Highway Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation
Professional Observer
03/07/2013 - 15:59 Coon Creek cirque Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation , , , Public
01/05/2013 - 13:30 Frog Lake Ridge Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
Public
01/05/2013 - 09:00 Cisco Butte, West Face and Gullies Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation Public
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

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