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 Type
Independence Peak 2 Wed Apr 29 2020 Independence Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
Piute Crags 1 Sat Apr 11 2020 Bishop Creek Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
3-D Chute behind June Mtn, 1 Mon Dec 16 2019 June Lake Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Tinemaha - E face 1 Sat Apr 13 2019 Big Pine Creek Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Above Hilton Lakes 1 Tue Mar 26 2019 Rock Creek Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Birch Creek drainage, access chute up to upper snowfield on The Thumb 1 Sun Mar 24 2019 Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
Dana Plateau, Ripper Chute 2 Sat Mar 23 2019 Lee Vining Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
3D Chute 1 Tue Feb 19 2019 June Lake Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Sawtooths 1 Sun Jan 13 2019 Bridgeport Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
Baldwin Cirque / SE Couloir 2 Sun Dec 30 2018 McGee Creek Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation

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