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Colorado Avalanche Information Center

The scene in Genesee on Friday evening (credit: CBS)

New Snowpack Means Weekend Avalanche Worries Despite Nice Forecast

After two weeks of cold and snow, a mild extended forecast means there’ll likely be a big draw to Colorado’s high country this weekend.

03/06/2015

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Storm Boosts Colorado Snowpack, Especially In Southwest

More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.

03/03/2015

Snowmobilers gather with their trailers on Vail Pass on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Danger Is Considerably High And Expected To Rise

The snow has been off-and-on in the high country since Saturday and more is expected there over the next few days. But it’s exactly what snowmobilers want to see.

03/01/2015

Snow piling up in Durango Saturday night (credit: CBS)

Forecasters Issue Blizzard Warning In Southern Colorado

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Wolf Creek Pass as Pacific moisture brings heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide through Monday.

03/01/2015

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Body Of Skier Who Died In Aspen Mountain Avalanche Recovered

Searchers have recovered the body of a skier who was killed in an avalanche on Aspen Mountain.

02/24/2015

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Avalanche Kills 1 In Backcountry Near Aspen

One person is dead after getting trapped in an avalanche late Monday afternoon near Aspen.

02/23/2015

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Storm Drops Nearly 1.5 Feet Of Snow On Parts Of Colorado

A Presidents Day storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Colorado mountains Monday and left some roads in Denver and Colorado Springs glazed with ice for the morning commute.

02/16/2015

CAIC forecaster Scott Toepfer (credit: CBS)

New Snow Will Increase The Already Moderate Avalanche Danger

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center shows nearly all of Colorado’s high country is ripe for an avalanche and forecasters have their eyes on how the new snow is going to change things.

01/20/2015

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Coroner IDs Backcountry Skier Killed In Colorado Avalanche

A backcountry skier who was seriously hurt when an avalanche swept her into some trees in Colorado has died.

01/07/2015

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Avalanche Danger Expected To Grow After Deadly Snowslide

One man was killed after being caught in an avalanche on the way to Grays and Torreys Peaks on Wednesday. The avalanche danger is expected to get worse as the weekend grows closer.

01/01/2015

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