Colorado Avalanche Information Center
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.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center is warning large avalanches are still possible after the body of 37-year-old Summit County resident James Lindenblatt was recovered from the backcountry south of Marble.
Authorities in Gunnison County have recovered the body of a man who died in an Avalanche on Sunday.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the danger of snow slides continues to be high in western Colorado.
Dangerous conditions are forming in the high country. In many parts of the mountains the avalanche conditions are rated at considerable.
Aspen Skiing Company officials say an on-duty ski patrol member has died in an avalanche, becoming the first reported avalanche fatality so far this winter.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued a warning for hikers and skiers in the Southern San Juan mountains as another snow storm moves into Colorado.