avalanche

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Acres of destruction left by Colorado’s historic avalanche season are also delivering climate change evidence

Researchers think secrets hidden in the rings of millions of felled trees may reveal the relationship between climate and avalanche cycles

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Hardrock 100 ultrarun canceled by avalanche debris, high-water risk

The ultramarathon, traversing 13 high-mountain passes, is the second major event to be canceled this year

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Southern Colorado is learning a tough lesson: Too much snow is a headache for the summer economy

Trail openings around Silverton are delayed for weeks and one big trail run is cancelled. But operators are making up for lost revenue with avalanche tours.

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With snow still looming in the nearby San Juan Mountains, Lake City prepares for a deadly spring runoff

Hinsdale County residents aren’t waiting for the deluge. They’ll leave if they must, but for now they’re making their stand -- with sandbags.

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Guides’ familiarity with terrain, underestimating danger possibly had role in fatal Jones Pass avalanche

Hans Berg, a photographer and guide with Empire-based Powder Addiction snowcat skiing, was killed March 7 in a massive slide that broke trees “like popsicle sticks”

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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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Colorado’s 7th avalanche fatality this season comes in Jones Pass slide during historic conditions

The death means Colorado has surpassed the average number of people -- six -- killed seasonally in avalanches in the state

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Colorado’s weekend snowstorm prompted avalanches in areas that hadn’t slid in decades. Here’s why.

“Historic” avalanche conditions are being experienced all over Colorado after conditions have been lining up all season for big slides

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Telluride-area slide claims sixth Colorado avalanche death this season

Salvador Garcia-Atance, a 47-year-old Telluride man, died in a slide triggered by snowboarders who went out of bounds from Telluride Resort less than two weeks ago