Avalanche

An image from the rescue (credit: Summit County Search and Rescue)

Avalanche Victim Went Over Waterfall, Danger Remains Very High

Avalanche danger is a real concern in the high country, especially with the warming temperatures.

06/01/2015

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Avalanche Causes Delays

An avalanche closed the highway over Independence Pass for about 90 minutes on Thursday afternoon.

05/28/2015

Everest Base Camp on April 26, 2015, a day after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake devastated the camp.  (ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Everest Climbers From Colorado Open Up About Surviving Avalanche, Dramatic Rescue

Jim Davidson came back from Mount Everest with an anything-but-ordinary story. The Colorado man was on Mount Everest’s Camp One during an avalanche following the Nepal earthquake in late April. After being rescued and flown to base camp by an helicopter, Davidson connected with friend and fellow climber Jon Kedrowski.

05/11/2015

Jim Davidson (credit: speakingofadventure.com)

Colorado Climber Trapped On Everest: ‘Sound… Bigger Than Anything I’d Ever Heard’

A climber from Colorado is among the survivors on Mount Everest after an avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Jim Davidson detailed his account of survival on CBS This Morning.

04/28/2015

(credit: Dr. Jon Kedrowski)

Boulder Climber: Himalayan Avalanche Struck ‘Like A Bulldozer Coming Into That Camp’

An American military plane carrying a disaster relief team and 45 tons of supplies is headed to Nepal. It’s part of the international response to Saturday’s devastating earthquake.

04/26/2015

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Skier Breaks Leg In Backcountry Avalanche Near Vail

Rescue crews helped get three skiers out of an area where an avalanche injured one of them on Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

Wolf Creek Ski Area (credit: Wolf Creek Ski Area)

Wolf Creek Gets More Than 4 Feet Of Snow From Storm

Snowfall from the latest storm to hit Colorado’s mountains has already surpassed 4 feet around Wolf Creek Pass.

03/03/2015

Red Mountain Pass (credit: Dan Bender of the La Plata County Sheriff's Office )

Highway 550 On Red Mountain Pass Remains Closed For Avalanche Mitigation

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced that Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass will remain closed for avalanche mitigation following a slide on Sunday night.

03/02/2015

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Body Of Skier Who Died In Aspen Mountain Avalanche Recovered

Searchers have recovered the body of a skier who was killed in an avalanche on Aspen Mountain.

02/24/2015

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Avalanche Kills 1 In Backcountry Near Aspen

One person is dead after getting trapped in an avalanche late Monday afternoon near Aspen.

02/23/2015

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