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More than 300 avalanches recorded in Colorado since Feb. 27
More than 300 avalanches recorded in Colorado since Feb. 27

March 11, 2019

Summit County awoke Friday to fresh scars carved across many of the county’s mountainsides, as a series of large-scale avalanches that began Thursday continued to roar through the Rocky Mountains — with more snow on...


WATCH: Drone footage of Peak 1 avalanche near Frisco
WATCH: Drone footage of Peak 1 avalanche near Frisco

March 8, 2019

Summit County photographer Tripp Fay captured this amazing drone footage of the avalanche off Peak One on Thursday. The massive avalanche near the J Chute — just off of Rainbow Lake — tore through the landscape, stripping...





CDOT tells travelers to stay off I-70 through mountains

March 7, 2019

Colorado Department of Transportation is advising travelers to avoid traveling over the mountains on Interstate 70 Thursday, due to a natural avalanche and continued avalanche mitigation work. The cleanup efforts for the avalanches near Vail...



Watch: Video catches avalanche ripping through Interstate 70
Watch: Video catches avalanche ripping through Interstate 70

March 3, 2019

A man traveling through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on Sunday morning captured a powerful natural event on his smartphone. Driving to Glenwood Springs for a vehicle recovery, Brandon Ciullo was on Interstate 70 when he saw...



Firefighter injured while trying to help I-70 car crash victims
Firefighter injured while trying to help I-70 car crash victims

March 1, 2019

EAGLE-VAIL —An off-duty Vail Fire Department lieutenant  suffered serious injuries when he was struck after he apparently climbed out of his car to lend a hand during Friday morning’s traffic accidents along eastbound Interstate 70....


Injury crash closed eastbound I-70 at Eagle-Vail Friday morning
Injury crash closed eastbound I-70 at Eagle-Vail Friday morning

March 1, 2019

UPDATE 11 a.m.: I-70 at EB 167 (Eagle-Vail) reopened, according to Colorado State Patrol. Vail Pass reopened as well, after multiple accidents. — One person was reportedly critically injured after multiple accidents closed Interstate 70 near...



I-70 weekend traffic from Denver to ski resorts “nightmarish”
I-70 weekend traffic from Denver to ski resorts “nightmarish”

February 25, 2019

DENVER (AP) — “Friends don’t let friends drive I-70.” The tongue-in-cheek mantra is often uttered by Colorado skiers and snowboarders who frequent resorts far from the crowded mountain corridor, which funnels thousands of vehicles onto...




Avalanches cause problems in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming
Avalanches cause problems in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming

February 18, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Road crews in parts of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming worked Friday to clear avalanches that had closed mountain highways and undertook mitigation efforts in avalanche-prone areas. In central Colorado, Interstate 70 at...