NWAC Photo Archive

Avalanche Photos for the 2004 / 2005 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
Date Location and Photographer
Jun 20 2005 Mt Rainier, ice avalanche initiated by serac collapse impacts Nisqually Glacier by Tim Kirk
Jun 20 2005 Mt Rainier, Nisqually Glacier from Muir Snowfield, Close-up of ice avalanche by Tim Kirk
Feb 08 2005 Building a snow profile and identifying layers by Tim Kirk
Feb 08 2005 Isolating a column for shovel compression test by Tim Kirk
Feb 08 2005 Testing for hardness by Tim Kirk
Feb 08 2005 Paradise Inn, Mt Rainier--evidence of wind loading by Tim Kirk