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NWAC Photo Archive

Avalanche Photos for the 2010 / 2011 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
May 14 2011 SR20, MP137.7, Ruby Mt path, mixed snow, mud and trees block highway by John Scurlock
May 14 2011 Captain Point near Stevens Pass by Matthew Burton
May 14 2011 SR20, MP137.7, Ruby Mt path, ~4000 vertical fall and over a mile path run by John Scurlock
May 14 2011 SR20, MP137.7, Ruby Mt path, large release well below snowline by John Scurlock
May 13 2011 Blum Mtn. - NW ridge cornices by Mike Helminger
May 11 2011 Chinook Pass, Knob 1, controlled climax slide to MLK crust region by John Stimberis
May 10 2011 Sauk Mtn - E aspects by Mike Helminger
May 04 2011 Washington Pass, Spire Gulch slide path snow removal by Mike Stanford
May 04 2011 Washington Pass, Liberty Bell slide paths dwarf blower by Mike Stanford
Apr 20 2011 Mt Index area, recent slab releases by Kenny Kramer
Apr 20 2011 West of Stevens Pass off Hwy 2 by Kenny Kramer
Apr 15 2011 Natural slabs from past month during fly-over; Grouse Creek slab close up by Gary Brill
Apr 15 2011 Buckindy Mt, N aspect, natural slab releasing sometime during past month--photo from flyover by Gary Brill
Apr 15 2011 Big Chiwakum Mt, north-central WA Cascades, large natural slide releasing during past month by Gary Brill
Apr 15 2011 Snowgrass Mt, large natural slab releasing during past month, from flyover by Gary Brill
Apr 15 2011 Natural slabs from past month during fly-over; Grouse Creek slab overniew; N WA Cascades by Gary Brill
Apr 08 2011 N WA Cascades, Desolation Lookout, ~6,100 ft, Deep winterlike snowpack continues by John Scurlock
Apr 03 2011 Crystal Mtn--Niagras--before climax slide by Calvin Hall
Apr 03 2011 Crystal Mt, Niagras after large climax slide by Calvin Hall
Apr 02 2011 Crystal Bear Pit debris by Chris Morin
Apr 02 2011 Crystal - Bear Pits fracture by Chris Morin
Mar 31 2011 Stevens Pass - damaged plow by Mike Stanford
Mar 31 2011 Stevens Pass - stuck plow by Mike Stanford
Mar 31 2011 Stevens - Shot 5 by Mike Stanford
Mar 31 2011 Stevens Pass - Shot 4 by Mike Stanford
Mar 30 2011 Mt Hood Meadows-debris sculpture of WyEast slide near base Heather Chair; by Tighe Stoyanoff
Mar 30 2011 Mt Hood Meadows, large natural climax, Wyeast & Superbowl, NE aspect, path of slide below Sandbox by Paul Klein
Mar 30 2011 Mt Hood Meadows, Large natural climax, Wyeast & Superbowl, NE aspect, ~9000 ft start to ~4000 ft end by Chris Garvey
Mar 30 2011 Mt Hood, Newton Drainage - Slide released 3-30-11, photos 4-3 by Dave Watson
Mar 30 2011 Mt Hood Meadows, lower Heather Canyon tree damge from Wyeast_Superbowl slide by Tighe Stoyanoff
Mar 30 2011 Mt Hood, Newton Drainage by Dave Watson
Mar 17 2011 Mt St Helens, E aspect, large natural slab by Dan Miller
Mar 17 2011 Mt St Helens by Blake McCoy
Mar 17 2011 Mt St Helens, runout & debris from large natural slab by Dan Miller
Mar 16 2011 Mt Rainier NP, White River Y, tree damage from large climax slide on Big Bertha by Jeff Walker
Mar 16 2011 Mt Rainier NP, White River Y, large climax slide on Big Bertha to west of Crystal Peak summit by Jeff Walker
Mar 14 2011 Shuksan Arm 3-14 avy aftermath by Gwyn Howat
Mar 14 2011 Shuksan Arm trees post avy by Gwyn Howat
Mar 14 2011 Shuksan Arm Rumble Gully by Gwyn Howat
Mar 14 2011 Shuksan Arm beyond ski area boundary by Gwyn Howat
Mar 14 2011 Shuksan Arm panorama of large natural 3/14/11 by Gwyn Howat
Mar 14 2011 Shuksan Arm by Gwyn Howat
Mar 10 2011 Mt Hood Meadows, Controlled Superbowl climax debris, lower Clark-Heather canyon drainage by Ron Martin
Mar 10 2011 Mt Hood Meadows, Controlled Superbowl climax to old crust, from Pea Gravel Ridge by Ron Martin
Mar 10 2011 Lower Heather Canyon runout--Superbowl slide debris back toward Mt Hood by Ron Martin
Mar 10 2011 Stevens Pass control cleanup by Mike Stanford
Mar 10 2011 Mt Hood Meadows, Clark Canyon crown by Tighe Stoyanoff
Mar 06 2011 East slopes WA Cascades near Blewett Pass, ski triggered slab Diamond Head east face 5700 ft by Steve Machuga
Feb 24 2011 Government Meadows - Greenwater 4500' NE by Chris Morin
Feb 24 2011 Crystal Mtn - Park Place - skier triggered by Chris Morin
Feb 19 2011 Crystal Mtn - Little Richard's triggered wind slab by Chris Morin
Feb 19 2011 Crystal Mtn - Little Richard's wind slab release by Chris Morin
Feb 09 2011 N WA Cascades, NE face Nook Pk, 5500-6800 ft, widespread shallow sfc hoar slides by John Scurlock
Jan 16 2011 Olympics, Hurricane Ridge, 20th of June path, rain induced ground avalanche, 5500 ft, ENE aspect by Greg Halberg
Jan 16 2011 Olympics, Hurricane Ridge, 20th of June path, fracture line to ground by Greg Halberg
Jan 16 2011 Olympics, Hurricane Ridge, 20th of June path, fracture line to ground with upper part of debris by Greg Halberg
Jan 16 2011 Olympics, Hurricane Ridge, 20th of June path, lower part of climax slide track by Greg Halberg
Jan 11 2011 Holden Village, north-central Cascade east slopes, 3300 ft, supportable crust by Roland Emetaz
Jan 11 2011 Washington Pass by Larry Goldie
Jan 03 2011 Mt Rainier east, Cowlitz Chimney slab, ~7000 ft, NW aspect by Chris Morin
Jan 03 2011 Crystal Mt, Northway surface hoar, ~6000 ft, N aspect by Chris Morin
Jan 02 2011 Mt Hood, below White River Glacier, 7000 ft, E aspect, cornice collapse and resulting slide on 12-28 by Tighe Stoyanoff
Jan 02 2011 N WA Cascades, Mt Baker, Serac triggered avalanche on Deming Glacier--possible 2-3 m fracture by John Scurlock
Jan 01 2011 Mt Hood, White River Glacier, 8400 ft, E aspect, massive cornice fall by Tighe Stoyanoff
Jan 01 2011 Mt Hood - White River Canyon, note person below crown! Likely released 12/29/10 by Tighe Stoyanoff
Dec 31 2010 Olympics, Hurricane Ridge by Greg Halberg
Dec 31 2010 Olympics, Hurricane Ridge II by Greg Halberg
Dec 27 2010 Skykomish Ranger Station roof, viscous deformation, approx 1000 ft elevation, rear view by KatiJo Maher
Dec 27 2010 Skykomish Ranger Station roof, viscous deformation, approx 1000 ft elevation. by KatiJo Maher
Dec 13 2010 Stevens Pass by Mike Stanford
Dec 12 2010 Ice on sign, Grace Lakes above Stevens Pass, ~5000 ft by Mike Stanford
Dec 12 2010 Stevens Pass Hwy avalanche control with trees in debris, early morning 12-12-10 by Mike Stanford
Dec 10 2010 Crystal Mtn, 6500', NE aspects by Chris Morin
Dec 09 2010 Paradise by Andrew Marr
Dec 02 2010 Crystal Mtn by Chris Morin
Nov 19 2010 Snowpit layers, Crystal Mtn, Lower Field, 6350 ft, NE aspect by Chris Morin