avalanches

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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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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

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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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Telluride’s avalanche-battling arsenal: WWII cannons, 3D mapping and discipline

The “steep and deep” resort uses one of the largest and most diverse tool boxes in North America to mitigate avalanche hazards

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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

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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