Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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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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The first death of Colorado’s avalanche season came after a series of minor mistakes, report shows

Instructor and five students in an avalanche-safety class spent hours planning, but were swept down the slope after missteps

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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

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A declining number of avalanche deaths in Colorado, the West in the past four seasons buoys hope

"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

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Hidden in the Colorado avalanche deaths downturn is a growing trend of avoidable accidents

"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.

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Colorado Ski Safety Act tested in two trials involving in-bounds avalanches

The family of Taft Conlin is continuing its fight with an appeal