CAIC Says 'Very Large, Dangerous Avalanche Pattern' DevelopingExperts say the problem is due to a dry beginning of winter, which created a thin, weak snowpack.
Despite Lack Of Snow, Moderate Avalanche Danger Persists In ColoradoSome of the danger is due to recent strong winds that loaded slopes with blowing snow.
Skier Dies In Backcountry Avalanche After Heavy SnowfallA skier is dead after getting caught in an avalanche in southwestern Colorado.
Human-Triggered Avalanches Likely Next Few Days In Northern MountainsAvalanches can be triggered from long distances and from flat areas below steep slopes.
Avalanche Risk High In Northern, Central Colorado MountainsThe risk of avalanches is still elevated in Colorado's northern and central mountains after up to 3 feet of snow fell in the last week.
Backcountry Skier Rescued After Triggering AvalancheA backcountry skier who triggered an avalanche that covered US Highway 550 earlier this week was rescued by people who were said to be "in the right place at the right time."
Avalanche Risk In Colorado Mountains High As More Snow FallsThe avalanche danger is high in Colorado's mountains as more snow, blown by gusty winds, falls.
Avalanches: 'Some Slides Haven't Run This Big Since The 80s'Avalanche forecasters predict this winter will be the most dangerous in a generation.
Avalanche Danger Rises With 14" Of New Snow In 7 HoursThe avalanche danger continues to grow in Colorado's high country as more snow accumulates from this week's recent snowstorm.
Heavy Snow Raises Avalanche Danger In Colorado MountainsHeavy snow and strong winds have raised the avalanche danger in much of Colorado's high country.
Avalanche Experts Urge Use Of Beacons, Gear In BackcountryThere have been 22 reported human-triggered avalanches in Colorado over the past week. The good news, no one has been seriously hurt. The bad news, the avalanche danger continues to grow.
Avalanche Danger Ranges From Moderate To HighAvalanche warnings remain in effect in parts of the high country, ranging from moderate to high.