At least 11 people have been killed in Colorado avalanches during the 2020-2021 snow season. Avalanche forecasters and search and rescue crews were worried that this year would be especially deadly because of the coronavirus pandemic and a weak snowpack. The season is Colorado’s deadliest since the record-setting 2012-2013 snow year when 11 people died […]
Communication challenges in a large group and a “terrain trap” were contributing factors in the deadliest avalanche in the state since 2013, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center’s report on the massive slide that killed three men near Ophir Pass in the San Juans on Feb. 1. A skier who was buried but survived […]
Ask anyone who would best know and pay tribute to our friend Seth Bossung, 52, and they would say Adam Palmer. But their spirits are laughing and cavorting together in eternity now, so here we are, a collection of friends whose lives were touched — and forever changed — by Seth and his family. Seth […]
Unicorns are the mythical creatures woven into folklore from ancient Greek times through European medieval periods, and even today as a basis for internet memes and emo T-shirts. But maybe they’re not so mythical. Perhaps the unicorn has evolved over the ages and manifests in our lives today. After careful consideration, I have come to […]
To a companion — not like those who came To weary me with iteration tame Of idle talk in shallow fancies bred. From dreary moods the cheerful fire has led Gather round my friends. – Christopher Pearse Cranch How do you measure the arc of a life? You think the math is simple. Take the […]
One of the victims, Adam Palmer, was a newly elected Town of Eagle trustee. Andy Jessen co-founded Bonfire Brewing in Eagle. Seth Bossung managed projects for the county’s energy efficiency department.