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Colorado Avalanche Danger

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Avalanche Near Vail

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — One person was killed and three others were injured Tuesday in an avalanche in the backcountry near Vail. The slide happened at ...

Hiking Author Injured, Companion Killed In Colo. Avalanche

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 18 (Reuters) - The author of a hiking guidebook suffered multiple injuries and her climbing partner wa...

Avalanche Education Shifts Gears

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 03.18.2013 | Denver

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. -- Steve Hamill first ventured into the backcountry three years ago, drawn by a desire to be in the woods during the winter. Bu...

Colo. Avalanche Danger At 30 Year High

Posted 02.18.2012 | Denver

An avalanche in Colorado took the life of another person on Thursday bringing the total avalanche-related deaths to 6 this season. Fox31 reports t...

Weak Snowpack, Heavy Snow Raising Avalanche Danger

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A weak, sugary snowpack is raising the avalanche danger in parts of the West, leaving slopes vulnerable to crumbling under the pressure of h...