Gov. John Hickenlooper has toured the mudslide area near Collbran where three men are still missing.
The landslide that skidded down out of a bowl shaped drop-off from the Grand Mesa Sunday night had enough material to stretch out for three miles, and it was hundreds of feet deep in some spots.
The slopes in Colorado are becoming very active and one U.S. Forest Service official said it’s erosion in action.
A drone helped searchers go where humans physically couldn’t during their search for the three missing men after a mudslide on the Western Slope.
The massive mudslide on the Western Slope has registered a 2.8 on the Richter Scale.
Authorities are bracing for the possibility of another landslide in a remote part of western Colorado amid dangerously unstable conditions that led them to call off the search for three ranchers missing there.
Authorities on Tuesday called off the search for three ranchers who disappeared after a huge mudslide in a remote part of western Colorado.
When a Colorado rancher noticed his irrigation ditch had stopped running, three men from this close-knit town volunteered to investigate.
Rescue teams were searching Monday for three men reported missing after a ridge collapsed in a remote part of western Colorado following heavy rain.
A 125-foot-wide rockslide has closed the main highway over the Grand Mesa near Interstate-70.