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MAP: Colorado avalanches have killed at least 11 people during the 2020-21 winter season

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 […]

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Communication challenges in “terrain trap” contributed to deaths of three skiers in Colorado avalanche, report says

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 […]

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Remembering Seth Bossung: A master at building relationships that matter

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 […]

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Remembering Adam Palmer: A real-life mountain unicorn with an infectious personality

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 […]