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“Rotten” snow layer causes rare in-bounds avalanche at Steamboat that buries man — and it’s just the beginning

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has logged 80 slides since Thursday, when the last winter storm began, including in popular backcountry recreation areas

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A Colorado avalanche instructor’s survey of backcountry skiers’ preparedness had “shocking” results

Vail’s Kelli Rohrig said her informal study also showed that many people had close calls with slides and some had even been caught in them

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Authorities identify Fort Collins woman killed in backcountry avalanche

Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins was buried under snow at Diamond Peak on Sunday

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Fort Collins woman killed in avalanche on Cameron Pass in northern Colorado

It's the first avalanche death this winter season in Colorado, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Eight people died in slides last snow season.

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Pre-season training preps avalanche dogs from Colorado and far beyond for search and rescue

“The saves are going to start happening because of this program and we are going to get people out of the worst situation possible alive.”

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It took an act of Congress to get two Colorado peaks named for renowned alpinist couple who died while climbing in Tibet

A years-long effort to name Fowler and Boskoff peaks succeeded where many others failed. Here’s the story of the energy behind the effort.

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Showers, catered meals, wine lists: Colorado’s newest backcountry ski huts are following Euro and Canadian model

This year’s avalanches and epic snow limited access to Red Mountain Pass huts during the season’s busiest month

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A ducked rope line. A massive avalanche: Detailed report on deadly Telluride slide comes as sheriff’s probe continues

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center’s final report confirms -- in detail -- earlier accounts of the slide that killed Salvador Garcia-Atance on Feb. 19

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Avalanche slams into home of southwest Colorado sheriff, injuring him and two of his children

Tuesday's slide comes amid a stretch of historic avalanche conditions in Colorado that buried roads, shuttered ski areas and left three men dead