There’s a real threat of avalanches in Colorado as Wednesday afternoon searchers responded to a slide along Berthoud Pass.
The way Colorado surveys snowpack may soon be no more due to budget cuts.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is facing some budget cuts and what may go is monitoring the snow,
It’s the unofficial end to summer this weekend but crews are already looking ahead to winter.
Avalanche control work shut down Highway 40 over Berthoud Pass for a while on Thursday.
The avalanche danger in the backcountry is currently considerable and a snowboarder was nearly caught in an avalanche on Berthoud Pass on Saturday.
Dangerous avalanche conditions are forming in Colorado’s High Country. The avalanche danger in many parts of the mountains is rated as “considerable.”
Throughout the winter Highway 40 over Berthoud Pass is closed intermittently for avalanche control. This year, there’s a plan to change that.
A driver walked away from a crash that was caused when his car took off on its own Saturday afternoon.
Berthoud Pass is notorious for snow slides and the Colorado Department of Transportation knows it.