Avalanche Victim Was Former Backcountry Guide, Town CouncilmanDaniel Escalante was a former mountain guide and Crested Butte town councilman and had extensive backcountry experience.
Black Hawk, Search & Rescue Teams Save Hiker From AvalancheThe Custer County Search and Rescue team responded to a person who was carried in an avalanche on Horn Peak.
Skier Killed In Avalanche On Red Peak In Summit CountyThree people were skiing together when the uphill skier triggered the avalanche, knocking the other two down. One of the skiers escaped, but the other was carried approximately 1,800 feet.
Snowmobiler Caught In Avalanche, Carried Into TreesHis companion, also on board a snowmobile, found the injured rider, stabilized him, and then rode out to a trailhead to call for help.
Colorado Weather History: One Year Ago Today Massive Avalanche Closed I-70March 3 marks the first anniversary of a massive avalanche caught on camera as it barreled across Interstate 70 near Copper Mountain.
Flight For Life Aiming To Save Lives In Colorado BackcountryRescue crews with Centura Health Flight For Life Colorado spent Wednesday morning.
Video Shows Snowmobile Triggering Avalanche Near LeadvilleThe Colorado Avalanche Information Center released dramatic video over the weekend that shows a snowmobile rider triggering an avalanche moments after skiiers passed through the same area.
Avalanche Beacon Training Park Offers Life Saving Lessons In SnowAs more people head into the backcountry for some winter fun, search and rescue crews in Summit County are urging people have their avalanche beacons with them and know how to use them in an emergency.
Backcountry Awareness Nonprofit Teaches Avalanche Preparedness SkillsConditions are ripe for enjoying Colorado’s backcountry.
2 Men Killed By Avalanche Near VailAuthorities in Eagle County confirmed the deaths of two men Sunday. The pair was killed in an avalanche Saturday on Muddy Pass near Vail.
Avalanche Blast Near A Basin Leaves 6-8 Feet Of Snow On Highway 6The Colorado Department of Transportation conducted avalanche mitigation on US Highway 6 on Tuesday morning.
'Today Is Not The Day': CAIC Warns Of Dangerous Avalanche ConditionsThe Colorado Avalanche Information Center says a backcountry skier triggered an avalanche on Boreas Pass in the Vail and Summit County Forecast Zone.
Snow Causes Major Closures On I-70, Westbound Lanes Reopen From C-470 To Eisenhower TunnelA winter storm caused significant closures on Interstate 70 Friday. The westbound lanes of the highway were closed at noon from Golden all the way to the Eisenhower Tunnel.
Colorado Weather: Snow Causes Problems In Denver & The MountainsHeavy snow will cause extremely difficult travel in the mountains through Friday night. For Denver and the Front Range, expect more light to moderate snow with occasional heavier snow bands.
Civil Emergency Declared Overnight In Summit County As Snowstorm Pounds Colorado MountainsRelentless snow and wind pounded Summit County and the Interstate 70 mountain corridor, prompting officials to issue a civil emergency for the area. The American Red Cross opened a shelter to accommodate I-70 travelers.