Incidents

This page displays avalanche incidents reported to the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center that have occurred in the backcountry this season and involve a person caught, buried, and/or injuried. Click here for a summary of incidents that occurred before 2013.

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Location Number of People Caught Date Drainage Type Author Observer Type
Tinemaha - E face 1 Sat Apr 13 2019 Big Pine Creek Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster
Above Hilton Lakes 1 Tue Mar 26 2019 Rock Creek Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster
Birch Creek drainage, access chute up to upper snowfield on The Thumb 1 Sun Mar 24 2019 Avalanche Observation Public (not verified)
Dana Plateau, Ripper Chute 2 Sat Mar 23 2019 Lee Vining Avalanche Observation Public (not verified)
3D Chute 1 Tue Feb 19 2019 June Lake Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster
Sawtooths 1 Sun Jan 13 2019 Bridgeport Avalanche Observation Public (not verified)
Baldwin Cirque / SE Couloir 2 Sun Dec 30 2018 McGee Creek Avalanche Observation Public (not verified)
Mammoth Mountain 1 Sat Dec 8 2018 Mammoth Lakes Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster
Rock Creek 2 Wed Apr 18 2018 Rock Creek Avalanche Observation cnelson Forecaster
Mt Whitney 2 Sat Apr 22 2017 Lone Pine Avalanche Observation Public (not verified)

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