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
11/11/2015 - 11:30 Elephants Back NE face Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
11/11/2015 - 11:00 NE slope of Elephant's Back Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
12/16/2014 - 20:21 Castle Peak North Bowl Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
12/16/2014 - 13:23 North east of Grouse Rock Blackwood Canyon or Ward Canyon Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
12/01/2014 - 15:15 Couloir above Round Top Lake Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
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

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