These observations document past conditions at a small and variable scale. They are not to 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 Media Observation made by
12/02/2022 - 12:22

Snowpack Observation
West of Sagehen Hill

Independence Lake Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 12:04

Snowpack Observation
Rose Knob

Mount Rose Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 12:00

Avalanche Observation
Carpenter Peak

Independence Lake Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 12:00

Snowpack Observation
Poulsen Peak

Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 11:41

Snowpack Observation
Luther Pass Area

Luther Pass Area (including Job and Freel)
Public
12/02/2022 - 11:33

Snowpack Observation
East bowl on relay peak and drainages below

Mount Rose Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 11:30

Snowpack Observation
Tamarack Peak

Mount Rose Area
Shooting cracks going right down to the problematic facet layer. Long shooting cracks, NE aspect near treeline terrain. Our unstable snowpack structure, new snow load over weak facets. Long shooting cracks, N aspect near treeline terrain. Forecaster
12/02/2022 - 11:30

Avalanche Observation
Jake's

West Shore Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 11:00

Snowpack Observation
Andesite Ridge

Donner Summit Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 11:00

Avalanche Observation
Deep Creek

Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area
below slide Public
12/02/2022 - 11:00

Snowpack Observation
Frog Lake area

Carson Pass Area
Long crack in a wind affected feature. Long cracks running down several steps of this slope. Faint crown from a natural slide that likely occurred yesterday. ECTP 19 on the buried facets Examining the weak sugary facets under the new storm snow. Faint crown from a natural slide that likely occurred yesterday. Professional Observer
12/02/2022 - 09:22

Avalanche Observation
apron backside castle peak

Donner Summit Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 09:17

Avalanche Observation
Deep Creek

Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 08:45

Snowpack Observation
Scout Peak

Echo Summit Area
Sample snow from column failure interface. Column after failure. Shooting crack - after whumpf, skiers left. Public
12/02/2022 - 07:00

Snowpack Observation
Mount Rose Meadows

Mount Rose Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 07:00

Snowpack Observation
Rubicon Peak

West Shore Area
Public
12/02/2022 - 00:50

Avalanche Observation
Elephants hump zone

Carson Pass Area
Public
12/01/2022 - 20:00

Avalanche Observation
Broken Glass

Mount Rose Area
View of skiers left side of avalanche View of top skiers right side of avalanche start zone, partially covered up by additional snowfall. Looking down right side starting zone Larger part of avalanche debris pile More avalanche debris Overview of avalanche Forecaster
12/01/2022 - 14:42

Snowpack Observation
Andesite Peak

Donner Summit Area
Guide

Alpenglow Expeditions
12/01/2022 - 14:42

Snowpack Observation
Andesite Peak

Donner Summit Area
Public

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