Rabbit Ears Pass
More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.
It’s hard to imagine anyone walking away from the Jan. 25 plane crash on Rabbit Ears Pass, but the pilot who did talked to CBS4 about how he stayed alive, and he has a message about life and survival.
A pilot is lucky to be alive after crashing the plane he was flying in a remote part of a high country forest.
More snow is expected in the mountains before another wave Tuesday into Wednesday.
A woman was killed on Friday after the SUV she was driving collided with a tanker truck on Rabbit Ears Pass.
Blowing snow is expected to continue making travel dangerous in parts of Colorado’s mountains through the evening.
The Silverthorne exit on Interstate 70 will be temporarily closed as USA Pro Challenge riders race from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs.
Mathias Frank of Switzerland rode to a three-second win Tuesday in the second stage of the USA Pro Challenge, while Lachlan Morton of Australia finished second to assume the overall lead.
The 2013 USA Pro Challenge will kick off Aug. 19 in Aspen and Snowmass Village, then pass through six more Colorado cities before its finale in Denver on Aug. 25.
A snowmobiler had a close call over the weekend in Routt County.