Cody Townsend is skiing North America’s 50 classic lines — and worries climate change makes some “last descents”
“Suddenly we are seeing lines disappearing. It’s changing so much faster than we thought,” big-mountain athlete Townsend says.
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“Historic” avalanche conditions are being experienced all over Colorado after conditions have been lining up all season for big slides
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
Backcountry skier killed in “especially tragic” slide near Telluride, becoming Colorado’s 5th avalanche death of season
Salvador Garcia-Atance was the third man killed in a four-day stretch following heavy snowfall across the high country
Aspen-area men killed in avalanche near Crested Butte, bringing Colorado’s 2018-2019 avalanche death toll to 4
Owen Green and Michael Goerne were killed in Saturday's slide. Friends say they had been training for the Grand Traverse next month.
“Their mindset was risk averse”: Man killed in backcountry avalanche near Aspen was on trip with wife, young child
Arin Trook, 48, was the second Colorado avalanche fatality of the season
Fatal inbounds avalanches, like the one in Taos, often spur lawsuits against ski areas. They rarely get far.
The question is: Will the trend of unsuccessful lawsuits after fatal avalanches hold as ski areas expand into slide-prone terrain?
Instructor and five students in an avalanche-safety class spent hours planning, but were swept down the slope after missteps
Colorado’s first avalanche death of 2019 came during an advanced avalanche-safety course on Red Mountain Pass
Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old from Longmont, was on a three-day avalanche class when he was buried by an avalanche and killed
"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center