Colorado Avalanche Information Center
The coroner in Jackson County says the skier killed in an avalanche near Cameron Pass on Saturday was from Fort Collins. State experts say the avalanche danger across the state is considerable in many areas.
A snowboarder was killed and another seriously injured near Cameron Pass in north-central Colorado on Saturday.
The luckiest of a group of skiers who were caught in a large avalanche at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Saturday may be a Denver man who was buried up to his neck.
Fifteen people at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area escaped tragedy after getting caught in an avalanche on Saturday.
The death of a 23-year-old Durango man Feb. 2 in an avalanche near Silverton drives home how deceptively treacherous snow conditions can bury skiers, hikers or snowboarders in an instant.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the danger of snow slides is high in the western mountains.
The avalanche danger in the backcountry is currently considerable and a snowboarder was nearly caught in an avalanche on Berthoud Pass on Saturday.
Winter weather, hazardous driving and avalanche warnings are covering Colorado.
As more recreationists head into untracked wilderness – outside resort boundaries and ski patrols – experts say more accidents are inevitable.
The Avalanche danger in the high country is high right now and rescuers need to be ready when someone gets trapped in a slide. CBS4′s Jeff Todd was invited behind the scenes to bring a close up look at the vital training.
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