Authorities have released the names of four Colorado snowboarders and one skier killed over the weekend in the state’s deadliest avalanche in more than 50 years.
Five snowboarders were killed Saturday afternoon after apparently triggering a backcountry avalanche on Colorado’s Loveland Pass, authorities said.
Eagle County sheriff’s officials say a snowboarder has died after being caught in a backcountry avalanche south of Vail Pass.
More than 50 vehicles have been caught up in crashes on Interstate 70 as heavy snow and wind move through the Colorado mountains.
Colorado Department of Transportation crews are getting prepared to hit the roads again Tuesday as they prepare to deal with back-to-back storms.
Another day of heavy snowfall in the mountains has crews working around the clock to keep roads clear for traffic.
A popular winter pastime in the Centennial State is snowmobiling. From sweeping mountain pass views to gliding over snowy meadows, the sport is growing in popularity.
Dangerous conditions are forming in the high country. In many parts of the mountains the avalanche conditions are rated at considerable.
Some businesses in the high country told CBS4 a new policy by the U.S. Forest Service could wipe them out.
A man who runs ATV tours in the high country says he’s being shut down by the U.S. Forest Service.