Avalanche danger: Colorado on pace for a record year
BOULDER, Colo. -- Avalanche experts are warning skiers and snowboarders in Colorado's high country to be on high alert as a potential record avalanche season passes the halfway point. Already this season, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has recorded 57 people caught in avalanches statewide. On average, it records 63 over an entire season. The season runs from Oct. 1 through the end of the following September.