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The USA Pro Challenge peloton rides through Big Thompson Canyon during Stage 6 on Aug. 24, 2013, in Loveland. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Top 5 Most Awesome Sections Of This Year’s USA Pro Challenge Route

This will be the fourth year of the USA Pro Challenge, and race continues boast an impressive group of elite pro racers and a punishing overall elevation gain.

08/11/2014

Firefighters in Vail tested the Jaws of Life tool (credit: CBS)

Vail Has New Tool When It Comes To Saving Lives

It’s one of the most important life-saving tools for firefighters. Now the fire department in Vail has the “Jaws of Life” thanks to a generous donation.

07/16/2014

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Spring Snowstorm Hits Colorado

Snow has been falling all day Sunday and has caused a lot of closures along Interstate 70 throughout the day.

05/11/2014

(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

USA Pro Challenge To Feature Monarch Mountain

Already billed as the biggest spectator event in Colorado, the USA Pro Challenge, the weeklong stage race will take riders to a summit finish for the first time in its four-year history this August when they tackle Monarch Mountain.

05/07/2014

(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

This Year’s USA Pro Challenge Will Go Higher Than Ever

The route for this year’s USA Pro Challenge cycling competition was announced on Tuesday and for the first time a stage will end on a mountaintop.

05/06/2014

Loveland Pass on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Adverse Conditions Force CDOT To Close Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass had to be closed more than eight hours on Sunday because of snowy roads.

04/28/2014

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More Snow, Windy Conditions Could Mean More Avalanches

Windy conditions and a fresh blanket of snow are creating unstable conditions which could mean more avalanches.

03/30/2014

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120 Foot Drop Survivor Still Recovering With A Broken Back

Two people survived after their car plunged over Interstate 70 at Vail Pass and one victim is still in the hospital.

02/23/2014

(credit: City of Vail)

2 People Survive 120 Foot Drop Off Vail Pass

Along Vail Pass a car went off the highway and plunged 120 feet before slamming into the ground. Both people inside the vehicle survived.

02/13/2014

An image of the slide (credit: Jeff Todd)

Vail Mountain Founder’s Grandson Dies In Avalanche

The grandson of one of the founders of Vail Mountain has died in an avalanche that also injured three others Tuesday in the backcountry near Vail.

01/07/2014

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