Flight For Life

An image of the slide (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Danger Expected To Grow After Deadly Snowslide

One man was killed after being caught in an avalanche on the way to Grays and Torreys Peaks on Wednesday. The avalanche danger is expected to get worse as the weekend grows closer.

01/01/2015

An image of the slide (credit: CBS)

Man Killed In Avalanche While Snowshoeing Grays And Torreys Peaks

A man who was snowshoeing up a central Colorado mountain died after getting buried by an avalanche.

12/31/2014

The new helicopter (credit: CBS)

Saint Anthony Hospital Gets State-Of-The-Art Medical Helicopter

Saint Anthony Hospital now has a new state-of-the-art medical helicopter.

09/30/2014

(credit: CBS)

$41,000 Mountain Rescue Raises Cost Questions

A Longs Peak hiker in May cost search and rescue teams $41,000 to retrieve him from a mountain ledge.

06/12/2014

The Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Team (credit: Scott Brockmeier)

Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Team Honored By Sheriff

Forty-five members of the Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Team were honored by the sheriff on Tuesday.

01/22/2014

An image from the avalanche rescue training (credit: CBS)

With Avalanche Danger High, Rescue Training Is Crucial

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.

01/15/2013

The Flight For Life in Summit County (credit: CBS)

New Medical Copter Device Can Zero In On Avalanche Victims

It’s a new tool that could save lives in the mountains — a medical helicopter with a sensor that can zero in on people trapped in an avalanche.

11/14/2012

Alyson Kruetzer (credit: CBS)

Rescued Hiker Makes Complaint Against Flight For Life

A Denver woman is in a hospital after her rescue from a 13,000-foot peak. It’s a rescue she says was delayed 14 hours because of Flight For Life.

02/22/2011

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