Brian Lazar

Avalanche blasting on Independence Pass (credit: CBS)

Bombs Tossed From Helicopter Help Clear Snow On Independence Pass

Crews 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.

05/14/2015

Avalanche Mitigation

Avalanche Danger In Colorado At An All-Time High

Experts are saying the size and frequency of the most recent avalanches are unlike anything they’ve seen before.

02/17/2014

An avalanche in Glenwood Canyon (credit: Russell Brown)

Huge Avalanche Concerns In The High Country

Snow and wind are causing huge avalanche concerns in the high country.

02/10/2014

(credit: CBS)

Avalanche Danger High For Backcountry Skiers

Continued snowfall in the high country is resulting in high avalanche danger for backcountry skiers.

02/09/2014

Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Snow 9-17-12 (credit: Jeremy Swanson/Aspen/Snowmass)

Ski Patroller Dies After Avalanche At Snowmass

Aspen 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.

12/30/2012

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