Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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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Fresh Powder Great For Skiing, Raises Avalanche Danger

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.

03/28/2014

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Skier Recovering After Avalanche In Southwestern Colorado

Authorities say a 35-year-old skier is recovering after he was caught in an avalanche in southwestern Colorado.

03/17/2014

The avalanche the Brian Vossen survived (credit: CBS)

Survivor Says He’s Alive Because Of Avalanche Class

Education — that’s’ the only reason one Colorado snowmobiler says he’s alive after being caught in an avalanche in Grand County over the weekend.

03/14/2014

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U.S. 40 Over Berthoud Pass Back Open After Avalanche Buried Cars

An avalanche closed U.S. 40 in both directions over Berthoud Pass and buried cars in the slide Friday afternoon. It has since been reopened.

03/07/2014

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Officials: Avalanche Victim Was Ski Patrol Member

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says a backcountry skier has been killed in a snow slide in southern Colorado.

03/05/2014

Snowmobiler Trapped By Colorado Avalanche

Rescuers are searching for a snowmobiler who was buried by an avalanche in southwestern Colorado.

03/05/2014

Members of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center studying a slide (credit: CBS)

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center Needs More Funding

After four deaths in one week and dozens of other avalanches, the small team at the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is hoping to grow, but that costs money.

02/18/2014

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