After four deaths in one week and dozens of other avalanches, the small team at the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is hoping to grow, but that costs money.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing what it can to keep drivers safe in the high country by conducting avalanche mitigation.
With the threat of more snow combined with what has already accumulated, Colorado Department of Transportation crews have been busier than ever monitoring avalanche paths in the high country.
Snow and wind are causing huge avalanche concerns in the high country.
Forty-five members of the Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Team were honored by the sheriff on Tuesday.
An avalanche advisory is in effect for parts of the high country after several snow slides including one that trapped a skier near Loveland Pass on Friday.
Snow piling up in the high country has raised avalanche concerns and prompted the Colorado Avalanche Information Center to work on getting out more information.
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.