Colorado Avalanche Information Center
A strong winter storm is moving into the Colorado mountains and it is expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow to some areas by Monday.
The National Weather Service says up to 20 inches of snow can be expected in the Colorado mountains through Monday.
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.
Clearing Independence Pass of avalanche danger takes planning, a helicopter and 30-pound bombs.
Colorado’s May snowstorm is increasing the state’s avalanche danger.
A group interested in keeping skiers and snowboarders safe in Colorado’s backcountry is trying to raise more money for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
An avalanche occurred on Berthoud Pass near the Mary Jane Ski Area Friday afternoon.
Two state employees were injured Monday morning after an explosive used in avalanche mitigation detonated prematurely.
Windy conditions and a fresh blanket of snow are creating unstable conditions which could mean more avalanches.
This week’s fresh powder is great for skiers and boarders who want to enjoy spring skiing in Colorado’s mountains but it’s concerning for those who monitor avalanche conditions.