Crews Work To Clear Independence Pass Of Avalanche DangerCrews continue work to clear snow from Independence Pass and also prevent avalanches-- using bombs thrown from helicopters.
Skier Caught In Avalanche Survives, Records ExperienceA skier near Vail was making his way down a slope with a friend when the snow slid right out from under them. They survived and captured video of the whole experience.
Avalanche Experts Urge 'Know Before You Go' About Dangerous ConditionsThere's a new education effort underway to keep people safe during avalanches and its designed not only for backcountry skiers and boarders but everyone who lives or travels to Colorado's high country.
Bombs Tossed From Helicopter Help Clear Snow On Independence PassCrews are working to try to get Independence Pass open by Memorial Day. On Thursday they dropped bombs on unstable slabs of snow for avalanche mitigation.
Avalanche Danger In Colorado At An All-Time HighExperts are saying the size and frequency of the most recent avalanches are unlike anything they’ve seen before.
Huge Avalanche Concerns In The High CountrySnow and wind are causing huge avalanche concerns in the high country.
Avalanche Danger High For Backcountry SkiersContinued snowfall in the high country is resulting in high avalanche danger for backcountry skiers.
Ski Patroller Dies After Avalanche At SnowmassAspen Skiing Company officials say an on-duty ski patrol member has died in an avalanche, becoming the first reported avalanche fatality so far this winter.