Date and time of the incident (not the time you are filling
out the form), estimated or known.
Location: Description of the accident location.
There is a 80 character limit.
Accident Official(s): Accident Officals first and last names.
You can enter multiple, comma separated names.
Official's Organization: Accident Offical's Organization and capacity
represented in filling out this form.
Thank you for sending us information on your involvement with an avalanche.
Please fill out the following form with as much information as you are willing
to share. This form is a short summary of human involvement with an avalanche. If you
have lots of information, please use the
Long Incident Form.
To start, please enter the date, time and location of the incident.
This will be used as the report title.
The contact information of those reporting the incident.
Primary Activity: the main activity of the group.
Primary Travel Mode: the main method of travel of the group.
Elevation, Slope Angle, Aspect: of the starting zone.
Number Caught: people caught but not buried by the avalanche.
Injured: please note extent of injury in the narrative, without
infringing on patient's rights.
Buried: the number of people fully buried. Note in the narrative
if the burial was partial, with their head above the snow.
Killed: people killed by the avalanche. If you are an avalanche
professional, please use the Investigation Form for fatalities.
Description: Summary of numbers caught. There is a 80 character limit.
Accident Summary: describe events leading to the avalanche, the
snowpack, rescue, and other pertinent details. There is a 8000 character limit.
Confidential Comments: these comments will remain internal and
seen only by avalanche center personnel or researchers. Please add any
Accident Links: URLs with additional information, photos, weather
history, forecasts, or the like.
Upload photos, snowpit graphics, or include links to videos hosted on other services (Youtube, Vimeo, etc).
Allowable image file types are jpeg, gif and png, and maximum file size is 10000kb.