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
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
Mammoth Mountain 1 Sat Dec 8 2018 Mammoth Lakes Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Rock Creek 2 Wed Apr 18 2018 Rock Creek Avalanche Observation cnelson Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Mt Whitney 2 Sat Apr 22 2017 Lone Pine Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
East face Mt. Morrison a few hundred feet below summit 1 Fri Apr 21 2017 Convict Creek Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
Red Slate - North Couloir 1 Fri Mar 31 2017 Convict Creek Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
Mammoth Mountain 2 Sat Mar 25 2017 Mammoth Lakes Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation
Above lake Mary Rd - out of bounds from ski area 1 Tue Feb 21 2017 Mammoth Lakes Avalanche Observation joshf Forecaster Avalanche Observation
East of Mt. Olsen 1 Wed Feb 15 2017 Virginia Creek Avalanche Observation Public (not verified) Avalanche Observation

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