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Independence Pass

Independence pass (credit: CBS)

Cyclist Dies Near Independence Pass

Authorities were trying to determine why a 51-year-old cyclist collapsed and died on Highway 82 a short distance from the summit of Independence Pass.

07/21/2014

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Opens, Trail Ridge & Mt. Evans Road Open Friday

Highway 82 over Independence Pass opens for the season at noon on Thursday.

05/22/2014

Avalanche blasting on Independence Pass. (credit: CBS)

Bombs, Helicopter Needed To Negate Independence Pass Avalanche Danger

Clearing Independence Pass of avalanche danger takes planning, a helicopter and 30-pound bombs.

05/14/2014

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Expected To Open May 22

If all goes as planned and weather conditions stay calm, the Colorado Department of Transportation plans to open Independence Pass on schedule.

05/08/2014

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

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