The storm has made roads dangerous across Colorado and is also raising avalanche concerns.
The largest fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will be held this weekend. It’s a state agency that gets a lot of money from the state, but about a quarter of their budget come from donations
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.
CBS4’s Jeff Todd talked with a group of volunteers who say reporting any and all avalanches is essential and they need the community’s help.
As more recreationists head into untracked wilderness – outside resort boundaries and ski patrols – experts say more accidents are inevitable.
Dangerous conditions are forming in the high country. In many parts of the mountains the avalanche conditions are rated at considerable.
Berthoud Pass is notorious for snow slides and the Colorado Department of Transportation knows it.
State officials say more than 3 feet of new snow that’s fallen in the high country has increased the probability of large avalanches.
Four people have now died in Colorado avalanches this winter, following three deaths over the weekend.
The ski season is under way in the high country and with it comes a warning for skiers to be careful, especially in the backcountry.