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.
Considerable Avalanche Risk This Weekend In ColoradoThe Colorado Avalanche Information Center is issuing a warning about the risk for avalanches this weekend.
Colorado Skiers Rescue Dog Buried In AvalancheA pair of backcountry skiers were able to pull off a rescue when an avalanche buried their dog.
Avalanche In Uncompahgre Gorge Kills Ice ClimberAuthorities say a woman was killed in an ice climbing accident in southwest Colorado.
Colorado Weather: Avalanche Threat Remains Into WeekendWith another round of snow pushing into the Colorado high country the threat for avalanches will remain for many back country areas through the weekend.