Colorado Avalanche Information Center

An image of the slide (credit: CBS)

Man Killed In Avalanche While Snowshoeing Grays And Torreys Peaks

A man who was snowshoeing up a central Colorado mountain died after getting buried by an avalanche.

12/31/2014

Traffic in the high country on Sunday (credit: John Mason)

Storm Warnings For Winter Weather Moving Into Colorado

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.

12/21/2014

The Eisenhower Tunnel Saturday night (credit: CBS)

Winter Storm Warning For Colorado High Country

The National Weather Service says up to 20 inches of snow can be expected in the Colorado mountains through Monday.

11/23/2014

The avalanche cleanup on Berthoud Pass in January 2014 (credit: Aaron Davidon, Grand County Search And Rescue)

Forest Service OKs Remote Blasting Of Avalanches On Berthoud Pass

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.

09/24/2014

Avalanche blasting on Independence Pass. (credit: CBS)

Bombs, Helicopter Needed To Negate Independence Pass Avalanche Danger

Clearing Independence Pass of avalanche danger takes planning, a helicopter and 30-pound bombs.

05/14/2014

An image of a small avalanche on Berthoud Pass on Saturday (credit: CAIC)

May Snowstorm Heightens Avalanche Risks

Colorado’s May snowstorm is increasing the state’s avalanche danger.

05/12/2014

Dr. Ethan Greene (credit: CBS)

Big Push Underway To Raise $$ For Avalanche Info Center

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.

04/17/2014

The avalanche cleanup on Berthoud Pass in April 2014 (credit: CBS)

Avalanche On Berthoud Pass Temporarily Closes US 40

An avalanche occurred on Berthoud Pass near the Mary Jane Ski Area Friday afternoon.

04/11/2014

An image from Loveland Pass Monday morning (credit: CBS)

2 State Workers Injured In Explosion During Avalanche Mitigation

Two state employees were injured Monday morning after an explosive used in avalanche mitigation detonated prematurely.

03/31/2014

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More Snow, Windy Conditions Could Mean More Avalanches

Windy conditions and a fresh blanket of snow are creating unstable conditions which could mean more avalanches.

03/30/2014

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