The Colorado Avalanche Information Center report on the fatal avalanche in Beck Basin off Red Mountain Pass included this image of the accident site taken by the group as they left the avalanche on the evening of January 5, 2019. The initial avalanche is on the right and the second, remotely triggered avalanche, on the left. (Courtesy CAIC)

The first death of Colorado’s avalanche season came after a series of minor mistakes, report shows

Instructor and five students in an avalanche-safety class spent hours planning, but were swept down the slope after missteps

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