Avalanche Victim Was Former Backcountry Guide, Town CouncilmanDaniel Escalante was a former mountain guide and Crested Butte town councilman and had extensive backcountry experience.
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.
Snow Increases Avalanche Danger After Deadly Slide Near VailCrews have recovered the bodies of two men killed in an avalanche near Vail over the weekend. The slide happened on Muddy Pass near Vail.
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.