Colorado Avalanche Information Center
A Colorado family is suing Vail Resorts after an avalanche killed their teenage son.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are busy clearing snow from Independence Pass to open it nearly two weeks early.
Avalanche forecasters are warning outdoor enthusiasts to stay out of the backcountry in southwestern Colorado after some areas received up to two feet of snow.
Business is lagging this year at the Boulder Outdoor Center, where adventurers come to book and buy equipment for ski trips into the backcountry.
Backcountry outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to be careful this holiday weekend because the avalanche danger is high.
A backcountry skier has died in an avalanche on Wolf Creek Pass.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued an avalanche warning for southern Colorado after some mountain passes got up to 18 inches of snow.
State officials say more than 3 feet of new snow that’s fallen in the high country has increased the probability of large avalanches.
With all the snow the avalanche danger has increased across the Rockies.
Recent snowfall after a dry start to the season has led to a considerable avalanche risk. That applies to all mountains in the central part of Colorado.