Colorado Avalanche Information Center
There’s a real threat of avalanches in Colorado as Wednesday afternoon searchers responded to a slide along Berthoud Pass.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says avalanche danger for the Vail Summit area, Grand Mesa and Steamboat Springs is considerable.
A bitter cold snap dropped temperatures to near 30 degrees below zero in northwestern Colorado on Thursday, while the rest of the state struggled with freezing weather, ice and snow.
The storm has made roads dangerous across Colorado and is also raising avalanche concerns.
The largest fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will be held this weekend. It’s a state agency that gets a lot of money from the state, but about a quarter of their budget come from donations
Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 6 over Loveland Pass for a short time on Friday morning after an early season avalanche.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.
The calendar says it’s spring, but it’s still snowing in parts of the Colorado mountains.
The sole survivor of an avalanche that killed five men in Colorado was fully buried in snow except for his left arm, which allowed him to clear snow from his face so he could breathe.
The avalanche danger is high in Colorado’s northern and central mountains following one of the nation’s deadliest avalanches.