After a rash of lightning strikes across the state, some Coloradans are wondering what can be done to protect people on Colorado’s highest peaks.
Rescue crews responded to a call of two unresponsive males in the Maroon Bells Wilderness area on Wednesday.
Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.
This week has been declared lightning safety awareness week by Governor Hickenlooper.
New research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder shows the majority of lightning deaths happen during outdoor leisure activities.