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
03/22/2011 - 08:45 Fireplug Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation
1 Forecaster
03/07/2011 - 14:20 Emerald Bay Chutes, main one Desolation Wilderness Area (including Emerald Bay) Avalanche Observation 1 Public
03/05/2011 - 14:00 N. facing bowl on backside of Castle Peak Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
02/27/2011 - 10:30 Ralston Peak Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
, 1 Forecaster
02/21/2011 - 12:00 Blue Lakes Road Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
2 Forecaster
02/20/2011 - 13:11 Cornice/Bowl above Whites Creek drainage Mount Rose Area Avalanche Observation 1 Public
12/17/2010 - 15:30 Hawk's Peak, North Face and North ridge Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation 2 Public
11/28/2010 - 09:30 Red Lake Pk Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Professional Observer
11/27/2010 - 15:00 Below ridgeline cliffs on south side/west end of Caples Lake Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
03/06/2010 - 13:30 Angora Peak Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation ,
1 Forecaster
03/06/2010 - 13:30 Mini Hall Couloir Desolation Wilderness Area (including Emerald Bay) Avalanche Observation 1 Public
03/06/2010 - 13:30 Mini Halls Chute - Indian Cliff Chutes Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
1 Public
02/28/2010 - 12:35 South face of Shallenberger Ridge Donner Summit Area Avalanche Observation 2 Public
02/28/2010 - 07:55 Ralston Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
1 Professional Observer
02/27/2010 - 12:00 Becker Peak Echo Summit Area Avalanche Observation
2 Public

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