Stress threatens Colorado search and rescue teams as calls for help climb during coronavirus
Weary after a year of increased calls and grim missions, Colorado's more than 2,800 volunteer backcountry rescuers are hoping lawmakers can find better funding and support.
Communication challenges in “terrain trap” contributed to deaths of three skiers in Colorado avalanche, report says
A final Colorado Avalanche Information Center report on the slide released Sunday provides details on the deadliest Colorado avalanche since 2013 capping a week where 15 backcountry travelers have died in slides across the U.S.
Remembering Seth Bossung: A master at building relationships that matter
He was an architect, aficionado of fine design and an athlete, but friends remember Seth Bossung, one of three men killed in a Feb. 1 avalanche near Silverton, as a dedicated husband and father who fostered deep connections with friends
Remembering Adam Palmer: A real-life mountain unicorn with an infectious personality
A beast in the hills, a magical friend and a warrior for his community and planet, Adam Palmer -- one of three men killed in a Feb. 1 avalanche near Silverton -- was the rarest of men
Remembering Andy Jessen: A friend and leader who forged community
Andy Jessen, one of three men killed in a Feb. 1 avalanche near Silverton, created more than a brewery in Eagle. Alongside his wife, Amanda, the magnetic visionary who fostered friendship and ideas around a backyard bonfire helped guide his hometown’s growth.
3 men killed in avalanche near Silverton identified as prominent Eagle County community members
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.