Video: Skier caught in avalanche near Carson Pass | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Video: Skier caught in avalanche near Carson Pass

This photo was submitted to the Sierra Avalanche Center in April 2017.
Sierra Avalanche Center

A skier got caught in an avalanche in the Carson Pass area and it was caught on video.

According to a public observation submitted to the Sierra Avalanche Center, the slab slide occurred on April 10 in the Carson Pass Area above Lake Winnemucca. The skier caught in the avalanche reported losing a pole. The person did not report being injured.

Per the report to the¬†Sierra Avalanche Center: “Had just skied the middle moon coolie on roundtop, traversed out of the apron skiers right above winimmucca lake, ended up taking a ride and losing a pole. Friend of mine on a nearby slope also took a ride today, I suspect he will report it also.”

The slide was captured on video and posted to YouTube.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User