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Drew Litton: Colorado sports fans ready for more mind games

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Drew Litton: Avs chillin’ with Dylan as the Stanley Cup dream inches closer

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Drew Litton: Avs make good on their “Find a Way” slogan in OT thriller

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Florida man killed in Memorial Day weekend avalanche at Rocky Mountain National Park is identified

Christopher Clark, of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, died in the incident. He was 25.

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1 dead, 2 hurt in avalanche in Rocky Mountain National Park

The identity of the victims was not immediately released

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Authorities responding to avalanche on Berthoud Pass, no victims reported

First responders received a report that two people may have been buried but later determined that no one was caught

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Beloved Steamboat Springs local killed in avalanche, second person rescued by helicopter

Six backcountry travelers have been killed in avalanches this season, including three snowshoers

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Solo backcountry snowboarder, 29, dies in avalanche near Ophir

Five people have died in Colorado avalanches this season, three were snowshoers

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Drew Litton: Denver sports haves and have-nots — in TV terms

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How a Breckenridge avalanche 35 years ago changed the trajectory of Colorado skiing

The Peak 7 avalanche at Breckenridge on Feb. 18, 1987, killed four young men and triggered an extreme-terrain arms race in Colorado as well as a now 35-year-old debate over ski area boundaries, personal responsibility and acceptable risks.

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Following a historic Colorado avalanche season, pros and entrepreneurs create new tools for safer backcountry travel

A new podcast, a rescue sled, an avalanche education app and a guidebook offering mellow tours are some recent innovations offered by Colorado skiers after last year's deadly avalanche season.

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Two snowshoers, dog killed in backcountry avalanche near Breckenridge

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center said the avalanche happened on Hoosier Pass, which is just south of Breckenridge off Colorado 9

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Recent storms improved Colorado’s meager snowpack. But they also created extreme avalanche risk.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center recorded more than 200 avalanches in a 3-day period after storms brought significant snow to peaks last week.

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Backcountry skier killed in Colorado’s first fatal avalanche this snow season

The deadly avalanche comes as avalanche danger is high across Colorado as a winter storm blankets the high country

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Family of Colorado avalanche victim drops lawsuit against school and guide, targets maker of air bag

Peter Marshall was killed in a January 2019 avalanche while taking a class near Red Mountain Pass. His family is suing Backcountry Access, which made his avalanche air bag pack.

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Colorado’s 2020-21 avalanche season was tied for the deadliest. It’s helping forecasters hone warnings and outreach.

Avalanches killed 37 backcountry travelers in the U.S. last winter, including 12 in Colorado. Analysis of each tragedy helps avalanche scientists craft warnings to reach more skiers and snowmobilers.

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Four hikers injured in avalanche on Torreys Peak near Georgetown

The hikers sustained minor injuries and were able to leave the mountain on their own or were evacuated, Undersheriff Bruce Snelling said.

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A “once in a lifetime” bond: Aspen mourns the death of Zoot the avalanche rescue dog

The 11-year-old Airedale terrier was battling cancer

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Eagle County man died after being swept off cliff near Beaver Creek, final avalanche report says

Gary Smith and a partner were skiing on a steep slope in the backcountry near Beaver Creek Resort on March 22 when the avalanche occurred

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After slow start, Colorado snowmobilers can finally rev up their machines this winter — and take a safety class

The boom in snowmobile sales across the country is an extension of last summer’s pandemic-powered surge in the sales of boats, ATVs, RVs and other outdoor toys that help people get out and away from crowds.

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