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 Number of people caught Observation made by
03/31/2014 - 13:03 North bowl Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
3 Public
03/27/2014 - 07:35 Below Grouse Rock Blackwood Canyon or Ward Canyon Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
02/17/2014 - 10:00 Red Lake Peak Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
03/09/2013 - 12:30 Mt. Rose Highway Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation
1 Professional Observer
03/07/2013 - 15:59 Coon Creek cirque Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation , , , 1 Public
01/05/2013 - 13:30 Frog Lake Ridge Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
01/05/2013 - 09:00 Cisco Butte, West Face and Gullies Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
12/29/2012 - 13:10 Echo Peak Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
, 1 Public
12/29/2012 - 10:45 Donner Peak Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
03/20/2012 - 12:00 Upper Cold Stream Canyon Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Avalanche Observation

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1 Public
03/02/2012 - 15:30 Forestdale Divide Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Forecaster
03/01/2012 - 13:30 Polaris Point Blackwood Canyon or Ward Canyon Area Avalanche Observation
, 1 Forecaster
05/18/2011 - 15:30 Silverado @ Squaw Valley Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
03/28/2011 - 08:30 Frog Lake Cliffs Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
03/24/2011 - 21:41 hwy 89 at bridge between squaw and alpine Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public

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