The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing what it can to keep drivers safe in the high country by conducting avalanche mitigation.
It’s a very quiet day so far at A-Basin. The Summit County ski resort is inaccessible because of avalanche prevention work.
According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, may things caused the traffic drivers on Interstate 70 experienced on Sunday.
Ski patrollers participated in Avalanche training at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Wednesday.
Blowing snow is expected to continue making travel dangerous in parts of Colorado’s mountains through the evening.
An avalanche advisory is in effect for parts of the high country after several snow slides including one that trapped a skier near Loveland Pass on Friday.
A large winter storm has moved into Colorado that’s bringing snow, wind and cold temperatures throughout the state.
A snow slide on Friday closed Loveland Pass for more than three hours.
Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 6 over Loveland Pass for a short time on Friday morning after an early season avalanche.
It’s been several days since a tanker rolled over on Loveland Pass and spilled thousands of gallons of gas and it still may be weeks before the environmentally hazardous situation is cleaned up.