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Skiers Survive Avalanche Near Crested Butte

Two skiers survived an avalanche that happened in the Paradise Divide area northwest of the town of Crested Butte.

11/11/2013

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Early Season Avalanche Briefly Closes Loveland Pass

Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 6 over Loveland Pass for a short time on Friday morning after an early season avalanche.

11/01/2013

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CDOT Hopes To Use New Method For Avalanche Blasting

It’s the unofficial end to summer this weekend but crews are already looking ahead to winter.

09/01/2013

An avalanche is set along Independence Pass on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Mitigation On Independence Pass Makes For An Exciting Show

Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.

05/14/2013

Jerome Boulay (credit: CBS)

Loveland Pass Avalanche Survivor Was Buried For 4 Hours

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.

04/24/2013

Ian Lamphere, top left, Ryan Novack, bottom left, Chris Peters, bottom center, Rick Gaukel, lower right, Joseph Timlin, top right (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Danger High In Colorado After Slide Kills 5

The avalanche danger is high in Colorado’s northern and central mountains following one of the nation’s deadliest avalanches.

04/22/2013

The avalanche on Loveland Pass that killed five snowboarders on Saturday (credit: CAIC)

Skier, 4 Snowboarders Killed In Avalanche ID’d

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.

04/21/2013

The area where the slide occurred (credit: CBS)

5 Killed In Avalanche On Loveland Pass, 1 Survivor

Five snowboarders were killed Saturday afternoon after apparently triggering a backcountry avalanche on Colorado’s Loveland Pass, authorities said.

04/20/2013

The area where the slide occurred (credit; CBS)

Avalanche Victim Identified As Westminster Man

The Eagle County coroner says the snowboarder who died in a large backcountry avalanche south of Vail Pass was from Westminster.

04/19/2013

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Snowboarder Dies In Avalanche Near Vail Pass

Eagle County sheriff’s officials say a snowboarder has died after being caught in a backcountry avalanche south of Vail Pass.

04/18/2013

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