DENVER (CBS4) – Avalanche danger remains a big concern in Colorado’s high country.
Earlier this week a snow slide crushed a cabin on Vail Pass. Nobody was injured.READ MORE: Hours Later, Fire At Boulder Apartment Complex Still Smolders
So far in 2017, more than 400 avalanches have been recorded in the Colorado Rockies and they’ve forcing more road closures on Saturday.
The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close Highway 550 north of Durango because of multiple avalanches.READ MORE: Colorado Ranking Worse In COVID Cases As Dozens Of Other States Decline
Lizard Head Pass was also close but has since reopened after avalanche cleanup work.
Truck driver Edward Nielson posted video on YouTube after a white-knuckle drive through Vail Pass showing semi drivers getting stuck. He comments that they aren’t using chains.
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