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Independence Pass

Justin Lentz, left, Jarrard Law, right (credit: CBS)

2 Killed In Lake County Avalanche Came From Wisconsin

Two skiers killed in a large avalanche in Colorado were good friends from a small town in southern Wisconsin, relatives and colleagues said Monday.

02/17/2014

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Avalanche That Killed 2 Skiers Largest In The Area

Experts are calling the avalanche that killed 2 skiers and injured several others on Saturday is the largest they’ve seen in the area.

02/17/2014

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2 Skiers Dead, 3 Injured After Avalanche In Lake County

Two skiers are dead and several others are injured after a large avalanche in Lake County.

02/16/2014

Independence Pass in an image last week provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation (credit: CDOT)

Officials Close Independence Pass For The Season

Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation say Independence Pass is now closed for the season.

11/04/2013

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USA Pro Challenge Shuts Down Colorado 82

The USA Pro Challenge featuring Tour de France champion Chris Froome began Monday afternoon in Aspen with two parade laps through downtown.

08/19/2013

Crews dig out the parking area at the Alpine Visitor Center along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, located at 11,796 feet. (credit: nps.gov/romo)

Mountain Passes Open For Memorial Day Weekend

For many, Memorial Day weekend is a kick-off for summer activities and that means heading to the mountains. We should be able to do that this weekend as many mountain passes are opening up as we head into the long holiday stretch.

05/24/2013

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Inside The Effort To Open Independence Pass

Don Poole, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s maintenance patrol supervisor for Highway 82, and two other employees took two reporters up to show CDOT’s process and progress in clearing the state’s second-highest paved road.

05/18/2013

An avalanche is set along Independence Pass on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Mitigation On Independence Pass Makes For An Exciting Show

Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.

05/14/2013

Independence Pass on April 30 (credit: CDOT)

Snow Clearing Crews Have Big Job On Colorado Mountain Passes

Despite recent snowstorms in the high country, officials say they are on track to open Mount Evans and Trail Ridge roads for the busy Memorial Day Weekend.

05/07/2013

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass On Schedule To Open Memorial Day Weekend

Things are on track to open Independence Pass near Aspen by Memorial Day weekend.

05/05/2013

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