These observations document past conditions at a small and variable scale. They are not too be confused with an avalanche forecast. They come from a variety of sources. We can only vouch for the quality of those produced by the SAC forecasters and professional observers.
Date and time of observation or avalanche occurrence Location Region Observation Type Photos Snowpack, Avalanche, Weather Videos Snowpit videos (tests, etc) Observation made by
01/03/2021 - 11:00 Castle Valley and W Ridge Donner Summit Area Snowpack Observation Public
01/24/2021 - 11:00 Silver Peak Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area Snowpack Observation Public
11/12/2020 - 08:00 High Meadows Luther Pass Area (including Job and Freel) Snowpack Observation Public
11/19/2020 - 14:00 Meiss Meadow Carson Pass Area Avalanche Observation debris cornice was that dropped was 30ft long, 5 ft wide and 4 ft deep 3rd block rolled into the woods Chunks the size of a small car Public
12/26/2020 - 13:00 Just north of bear valley Little Truckee Summit Areas Avalanche Observation Public
12/18/2020 - 10:00 Rubicon Peak West Shore Area Snowpack Observation Public
12/20/2020 - 09:15 South Lake Tahoe Snowpack Observation Public
01/14/2021 - 10:30 Melissa Coray Peak Carson Pass Area Snowpack Observation Public
12/16/2020 - 14:00 Donner Rest Area Donner Summit Area Snowpack Observation Public
01/08/2021 - 10:30 Chickadee Ridge Mount Rose Area Snowpack Observation Public
11/21/2020 - 08:00 Incline Peak Mount Rose Area Snowpack Observation Large surface hoar crystals at Incline Lake. Near flat terrain, open meadow below treeline. Surface hoar this large wasn't observed in tree-covered areas. Public
12/27/2020 - 11:30 Becker Peak Echo Summit Area Snowpack Observation Public
01/12/2021 - 08:45 Powderhouse Luther Pass Area (including Job and Freel) Snowpack Observation Public
12/20/2020 - 14:30 Peter Leh Donner Summit Area Snowpack Observation Public

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