With COVID Limiting Some Resort Skiing, Alpine Rescue Team Prepares For More Backcountry EmergenciesAs Coloradans start to play in the snow, Alpine Rescue went to work in it.
Skiers Uninjured After Triggering Avalanches Near Independence PassAvalanche forecasters recently raised warning flags following a pair of skier-triggered snowslides that prove conditions already exist that threaten the safety of anyone playing on Colorado mountain slopes.
Video: Skier Triggers Small Avalanche Near Independence PassVideo posted by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) shows a skier-triggered slide on Independence Pass outside Aspen this week.
Snowmobiler Triggers Snow Slide Near Breckenridge, Avalanche Threat Level Currently Low In ColoradoThere is a greater chance for fast melting snow and avalanches in Colorado's mountain areas this week.
2 Snowboarders Face Jail Time And $168,000 Fine For Avalanche Near Eisenhower TunnelThe snowboarders say they checked the conditions, took precautions and were riding on public lands. “Hindsight is always 20/20," one said.
2 Snowboarders May Have To Pay $168,000 In Damages After Causing AvalancheTwo snowboarders accused of causing an avalanche that buried a road above the Eisenhower Tunnel may have to pay $168,000 in damages.
2 Snowboarders Cited For Causing Avalanche In Summit County In MarchThe avalanche buried hundreds of feet of the Loop Road in 20 feet of debris.
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.