PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Avalanche Information Center shared video of an avalanche in the backcountry near Vail. Experts say it happened on Saturday near the Vail Chutes.

(credit: Colorado Avalanche Information Center)

They say wind caused snow to pile up on the northeast-facing slope. Thick slabs of snow then collapsed.

There are no reports of injuries.


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