For three years, the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education has been luring women into the field with mentored programs centered on diversity
31-year-old man from Colorado is 11th avalanche death this season. Spring conditions continue to change, Colorado Avalanche Information Center warns.
The French snowbikes could lure winter travelers with a quieter, more sustainable option for scooting over snow. They’re a new challenge for land managers handling next-gen motorized travel.
Colorado Avalanche Information Center forecasters need intricate knowledge of snowy layers that sit below the surface as they warn public of hazards and risks.
The experienced ski tourers were in the trees at about 8,400 feet. Rescuers also are looking for a snowmobiler swept away in Conejos County.
Two people died in slides in December and avalanche risk remains “considerable” this week after recent storms in Colorado high country.
A gap in knowledge, increased backcountry use and climate change are increasing avalanche risks for recreationists
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 […]
Responding to one of the worst avalanche seasons on record, a growing number of backcountry skiers are developing tools to help fellow adventurers move more safely through the snowy mountains. The innovation feels especially urgent after last season, when 37 skiers, climbers and snowmobilers were killed in avalanches nationwide, including 12 in Colorado. The 2021-22 […]
Two people snowshoeing with their dog were killed Saturday in a large avalanche near Breckenridge. The dog also died in the slide. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center said the avalanche happened on Hoosier Pass, which is just south of Breckenridge off Colorado 9. “The avalanche broke about 400 feet wide ran about 250 vertical feet […]