Snow Avalanche Incidents, Fatalities, and Disasters
Current Totals: Reports Posted This Season - 59 ; Fatalities Posted This Season - 77 ; Reports in Database: 1980
NEW - Spring Avalanche Lists - Information and indexes for spring avalanche incidents by country, activity, etc. We use this information and some case studies in our Online Climbers Avalanche Course which is for spring. Hopefully that course will help keep people off of these lists!
To learn how to avoid getting an entry in this section visit our Avalanche Institute.
Current Years Snow Avalanche Incidents:
We only list the most recently added avalanche incidents here on the front section page. They may not be chronological, they are generally added to the top whenever we create the report file. All other incidents since October 1998 can be located using the search page. All 2020-21 incidents other than the ones below are now available on that search page!
Incident Reports Posted for 2020-2021: 58
Incidents from seasons prior to October 1998:
All incidents since October 1, 1998 can be found using the search form.
Other Avalanche Incidents and Related Pages
Grief and Loss Resources
This section has graphs and links to graphs concerning avalanche accident statistics. These are old and go back to November 2002.