Tuesday's slide comes amid a stretch of historic avalanche conditions in Colorado that buried roads, shuttered ski areas and left three men dead
Backcountry skier killed in “especially tragic” slide near Telluride, becoming Colorado’s 5th avalanche death of seasonBy Jesse Paul Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
“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
"My challenge to avalanche educators right now is to develop a way to better instruct people on not just when to turn around, but how to turn around," said Dale Atkins, an avalanche educator.
Bryce Astle and Ronnie Berlack, two U.S. ski team development member, were killed in an avalanche on Jan. 5, 2015
“If I can prevent at least one kid from going through what my kid goes through every day, I will do whatever it takes. I have to.”
In the wake of an avalanche, a widow raising her daughter fights for awareness, support and instilling fear in backcountry travelers
The family of Taft Conlin is continuing its fight with an appeal