Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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Skier Captures Himself Surviving Avalanche On Video

A backcountry skier survived an avalanche that he triggered Saturday morning on Berthoud Pass and it was all caught on video.

01/19/2014

An image of the slide (credit: Jeff Todd)

Vail Mountain Founder’s Grandson Dies In Avalanche

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.

01/07/2014

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Latest Storm Boosts Avalanche Danger

This weekend’s snow has increased the avalanche danger.

01/05/2014

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Backcountry Skier Killed In Avalanche Had Saved Woman From Cliff

The backcountry skier who died in a New Year’s Eve avalanche had helped a woman after a snowslide last year.

01/03/2014

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Avalanche Danger High In Northern, Central Colorado

The avalanche danger is heightened in Colorado’s northern and central mountains after more snow fell on New Year’s.

01/02/2014

CBS4 Meteorologist Justin McHeffey in the Mobile Weather Lab talking about avalanche danger (credit: CBS)

Risky Conditions For Backcountry Skiers, Boarders

Avalanche danger experts are warning of the risky conditions in parts of the high country after an avalanche claimed the life of a backcountry skier.

01/02/2014

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Colorado Avalanche Information Center Unveils New Website

Snow piling up in the high country has raised avalanche concerns and prompted the Colorado Avalanche Information Center to work on getting out more information.

12/24/2013

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Slide On Berthoud Pass Highlights Avalanche Danger

There’s a real threat of avalanches in Colorado as Wednesday afternoon searchers responded to a slide along Berthoud Pass.

12/11/2013

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Avalanche Danger Considerable On Western Slope

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says avalanche danger for the Vail Summit area, Grand Mesa and Steamboat Springs is considerable.

12/10/2013

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Temps Near 30 Below Zero In Northwest Colorado

A bitter cold snap dropped temperatures to near 30 degrees below zero in northwestern Colorado on Thursday, while the rest of the state struggled with freezing weather, ice and snow.

12/05/2013

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