Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Two people were killed in separate avalanches in Utah after several feet of fresh snowfall in the state unleashed a series of weekend slides.
Snow and wind are causing huge avalanche concerns in the high country.
Continued snowfall in the high country is resulting in high avalanche danger for backcountry skiers.
Forecasters are warning of dangerous avalanche conditions in Colorado’s mountains after as much as 3 feet of snow fell in some areas over the last 48 hours.
Avalanche warnings and watches have been posted for the mountains in central Colorado.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has released video of an avalanche that killed the grandson of one of the founders of Vail Ski Resort as part of its investigation into the deadly slide.
A backcountry skier survived an avalanche that he triggered Saturday morning on Berthoud Pass and it was all caught on video.
The grandson of one of the founders of Vail Mountain has died in an avalanche that also injured three others Tuesday in the backcountry near Vail.
This weekend’s snow has increased the avalanche danger.
The backcountry skier who died in a New Year’s Eve avalanche had helped a woman after a snowslide last year.