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NWAC Photo Archive

Avalanche Photos for the 2009 / 2010 Season
Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center
These photos were taken either by NWAC staff or by contributors in the area indicated. All images are copyrighted and should not be used without permission of the photographers. If you wish to contribute relevant avalanche related photos, we will try to post them within a day or two of submission (earlier if possible). In order to expedite the posting process, please prepare your photos as jpeg files around 100K as a compressed file size and about 450 pixels on their longest dimension. Also, if possible please caption the photo using the "metadata" of the file or send related info in the email. By emailing photos to the NWAC, we assume that we have your permission to post them unless indicated otherwise. Please e-mail photos to forecasters@nwac.us.
Date Location and Photographer
Jun 10 2010 Willow Creek climax wet slab, distant view, N WA Cascades, NW aspect, ~ 7000 ft by Doug Wewer
Jun 10 2010 Swamp Creek wet slab, N WA Cascades, NW aspect, approx 6500 ft by Doug Wewer
Jun 10 2010 Willow Creek climax wet slab, closeup view, N WA Cascades, NW aspect, ~ 7000 ft by Doug Wewer
Jun 08 2010 Naches Pk wet slab side view, E aspect, 6300 ft, release approx June 2-3, 2010 by John Stimberis
Jun 08 2010 Naches Pk wet slab, E aspect, 6300 ft, release approx June 2-3, 2010 by John Stimberis
Jun 05 2010 Ingraham Glacier avalanche, ESE aspect, 12,800 ft, Mt Rainer by Stefan Lofgren
Jun 05 2010 Other kinds of avalanches, Washington Pass by Martha Walsh
Jun 05 2010 Ingraham Glacier avalanche, side view over Dissapointment Cleaver toward Gibraltor Rock, Mt Rainer by Stefan Lofgren
May 24 2010 Goat Island Mtn Recent Avy on NE aspect @7000' within Mt Rainer NP by John Stimberis
May 13 2010 Alpental ski area, wet slide debris from Denny Mt Rdg, Edelweiss Bowl by Mark Moore
May 13 2010 Alpental Ski Area, sagging cornices, south ridge Denny Mt by Mark Moore
May 04 2010 North Cascades NP, Large avalanche on south face of Klawatti descending onto Inspiration Glacier by J Scurlock
Apr 10 2010 Alpental Ski Area, cornice control along Denny Mt to Chair Peak ridge above high traverse by John Stimberis
Apr 10 2010 Granite Mountain by Jeff Ferguson
Apr 09 2010 NE of Alpental, Kendall Peak Avalanche Accident, lower runout and debris by Charles Hagedorn
Apr 09 2010 NE of Alpental, Kendall Peak Avalanche Accident, starting zone and partial runout through trees by Charles Hagedorn
Apr 09 2010 Mt Baker Ski Area by Garrett Grove
Apr 04 2010 Near Mt Baker, SE, 5000 ft, Mt Herman, skier triggered 1-3 ft soft slab stepping down to 3-5 ft by Jason Skipper
Apr 03 2010 Outback accident site, Mission Ridge, WA by Mission Ski Patrol
Apr 01 2010 White River Canyon, Mt Hood by Tighe Stoyanoff
Mar 24 2010 Rock Face at Alpental, 3800 ft, NE aspect, glide or ground avalanche due isothermal pack by John Stimberis
Mar 23 2010 Heliotrope Ridge, N WA Cascades, small slab, 5600 ft, NE SS-AR-1 by Anonymous
Feb 26 2010 Mt Hood Meadows, Upper Elevator, SS-AE-R3-D3, Patroller Dave Baker at crown by Tighe Stoyanoff
Feb 22 2010 Large surface hoar, Mission Ridge, East slopes central WA Cascades by Taylor Everett
Feb 21 2010 Large surface hoar near Washington Pass, N WA Cascades by John Fleckenstein
Feb 21 2010 Large surface hoar near Washington Pass, N WA Cascades by John Fleckenstein
Feb 10 2010 N Cascades, near Mt Buckindy--cornice failure by John Scurlock
Feb 02 2010 Mt Hood south side, natural slab near Ilumination Saddle, SE exposure about 9500 ft by Alex Laudon
Feb 02 2010 East Peak by Garth Ferber
Jan 26 2010 Looker's right, Doctor Who path, large natural, N WA Cascades, NE of WA Pass, NW aspect, 7000 ft by Larry Goldie
Jan 26 2010 Looker's left, Doctor Who path, large natural, N WA Cascades, NE of WA Pass, NW aspect, 7000 ft by Larry Goldie
Jan 18 2010 Mt Hood Meadows, melt grooves in lower runout of large Wy'East slab, 1-17-2010 by Lana Young
Jan 17 2010 Crystal Mtn_3Way Peak area, explosive cornice control by Chris Morin
Jan 17 2010 Crystal Mtn_3Way Peak area, NE aspect ~6500 ft, large cornice before control by Chris Morin
Jan 17 2010 Crystal Mtn_3Way Peak area, wind slab release from cornice control by Chris Morin
Jan 17 2010 Wy'East face on Mt Hood; large hard slab running approx 5400 ft vertical by Tighe Stoyanoff and Steve Warila
Jan 07 2010 Hurricane Ridge by Garth Ferber
Jan 04 2010 Blewett Pass 4500 ft easy failure on well developed facets above ground and below decomposing crust by Kenny Kramer/NWAC
Jan 03 2010 Crystal Mtn_Spook Hill Post control ski release 1-2-10 by Christopher Morin
Jan 03 2010 Crystal Mtn_Spook Hill Post control ski release 1-2-10 see snowprofile for details by Christopher Morin
Jan 03 2010 Crystal Mtn_Spook Hill Post control ski release 1-2-10 by Christopher Morin
Dec 06 2009 Alpental_BC_more instability and poor bond of shallow slabs by J Catellani
Dec 06 2009 Alpental_BC_Great Scott_Tooth Basin_unstable_wind_slabs by J Catellani
Nov 23 2009 Crystal Mt--Erosional wind features with scarps facing into the winds that created them by Mark Moore
Nov 23 2009 Surface cracking of cohesive wind slab, underlying weak layer by Mark Moore
Nov 23 2009 Early NW Winter--Mt Rainier from Crystal Mt by Mark Moore