The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education studied 1,700 students to see how they’re using information taught in AIARE courses
For three years, the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education has been luring women into the field with mentored programs centered on diversity
Bluebird’s founders are closing the lift-free ski area after four seasons at two remote locations
31-year-old man from Colorado is 11th avalanche death this season. Spring conditions continue to change, Colorado Avalanche Information Center warns.
Forecasters and snow scientists with the CAIC work with land managers, county sheriffs and search and rescue groups to compile detailed accounts of every fatal avalanche. Those reports are the cornerstones of avalanche education.
A gap in knowledge, increased backcountry use and climate change are increasing avalanche risks for recreationists
For the 25 years he has guided peaks in the Alaska Range, Bill Allen looked at snowy slopes on Denali, North America’s tallest peak, and saw a prize to be had. “It’s the crown jewel of North America for not just mountaineering, but ski mountaineering,” said Allen, co-owner of and a guide for Mountain Trip, […]
A beloved Steamboat Springs local was killed in an avalanche in the Fish Creek drainage northeast of town. Drew Hyde, 49, was skiing with a friend above the North Fork of Fish Creek on a heavily treed slope when a small avalanche released Saturday afternoon. He was swept into trees and “came to rest against […]
I was stepping out of my bindings at the base of Steamboat one sunny afternoon after a glorious day of spring skiing with my kids. It was the 1980s — a lifetime ago in the evolution of alpine skiing in Colorado. “We have to keep doing this before we get old,” I said to my […]
BRECKENRIDGE – It was sunny and cold on Feb. 18, 1987. Ski patroller Mary Logan remembers the snow squeaking beneath her skis as she rode the T-bar with patrol director Kevin Ahern. They were watching two skiers atop Peak 7 in the Tenmile Range, just beyond the Breckenridge ski area boundary. They watched helplessly as […]