There was a big mess in the high country Thursday night, especially along Interstate 70.
Forty-five members of the Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Team were honored by the sheriff on Tuesday.
Almost every weekend traffic in the mountains is a challenge, and this holiday weekend is no exception. So the Colorado Department of Transportation has been coming up with some new ways to get drivers to change their travel habits.
The dry and clear forecast this week is giving road crews in the mountains a chance to remove the mountains of snow piling up since New Year’s Day.
They were once a group that guides clients on mountain lion hunts, but now two men are charged with federal wildlife crimes.
Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife officials have issued a warning about a mountain lion in the Breckenridge area.
The avalanche danger is heightened in Colorado’s northern and central mountains after more snow fell on New Year’s.
A man who died after skiing at Arapahoe Basin has been identified as 45-year-old Eric Larson of Lafayette, Colo.
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.
Breckenridge Ski Resort is opening over 500 acres of new terrain for Christmas.