Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.
The sole survivor of an avalanche that killed five men in Colorado was fully buried in snow except for his left arm, which allowed him to clear snow from his face so he could breathe.
The avalanche danger is high in Colorado’s northern and central mountains following one of the nation’s deadliest avalanches.
Authorities have released the names of four Colorado snowboarders and one skier killed over the weekend in the state’s deadliest avalanche in more than 50 years.
Five snowboarders were killed Saturday afternoon after apparently triggering a backcountry avalanche on Colorado’s Loveland Pass, authorities said.
The Eagle County coroner says the snowboarder who died in a large backcountry avalanche south of Vail Pass was from Westminster.
Eagle County sheriff’s officials say a snowboarder has died after being caught in a backcountry avalanche south of Vail Pass.
Friends of a woman who was hurt when she was caught in an avalanche on Sunday in Rocky Mountain National Park and whose climbing partner was presumably killed say she will recover from her injuries.
Rocky Mountain National Park officials say a Colorado man is presumed dead after a fall that was believed to have occurred during an avalanche in the park, and his female climbing partner is injured.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the danger of avalanches is high in some areas follow a big snow storm that moved through the state over the weekend.
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