Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are alerting people that they shouldn’t be alarmed if they see aircraft flying over backcountry wildlife habitat over the next few months.
The avalanche danger is high in Colorado’s northern and central mountains following one of the nation’s deadliest avalanches.
Avalanche forecasters are warning outdoor enthusiasts to stay out of the backcountry in southwestern Colorado after some areas received up to two feet of snow.
An Arvada woman and her son are crediting a backcountry guide for saving their lives.
With all the snow the avalanche danger has increased across the Rockies.
Crews have recovered the body of a backcountry skier with Michigan ties who died in an avalanche near Snowmass last week.