The U.S. Forest Service has approved the use of remote-controlled blasters to trigger small snowslides in an attempt to keep big avalanches from blocking Berthoud Pass near Winter Park Resort.
It was the wintry start to the Ride The Rockies on Sunday. It wasn’t what thousands of cyclists were expecting.
An avalanche occurred on Berthoud Pass near the Mary Jane Ski Area Friday afternoon.
Scattered throughout Colorado are dilapidated building that are remnants of once thriving businesses that were lost when roads moved, trains came through or mines were depleted. One of them is the 4 Bar 4 Ranch.
Sen. Michael Bennet helped take snowpack readings with snow surveyors at Berthoud Pass on Friday.
An avalanche closed U.S. 40 in both directions over Berthoud Pass and buried cars in the slide Friday afternoon. It has since been reopened.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing what it can to keep drivers safe in the high country by conducting avalanche mitigation.
Snow and wind are causing huge avalanche concerns in the high country.
Neon signs along Colfax Avenue and an old stagecoach stop in Grand County are among the places considered the most endangered in Colorado.
A backcountry skier survived an avalanche that he triggered Saturday morning on Berthoud Pass and it was all caught on video.