FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Arapahoe Basin ski patrollers rescued a lost snowboarder who was caught in a small avalanche in a backcountry area near the resort.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Couples planning weddings at a Colorado scenic area need to change plans after officials moved back its opening date for avalanche cleanup.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Rocky Mountain National Park says seven people have been caught in avalanches in the park but none have significant injuries.
4 German skiers die in avalanche in Switzerland
BERLIN (AP) — An avalanche in southern Switzerland has killed four German skiers, police said Sunday.
Police in the canton (region) of Valais said the group was buried by the avalanche on...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says the popular Maroon Bells Scenic Area in western Colorado will not open as scheduled May 15 because of avalanche debris that must be removed from...
Utah Avalanche Center warns of ‘considerable danger’
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Warming temperatures are said to be creating dangerous avalanche conditions in parts of Utah's snow country.
KUTV reports that the Utah Avalanche Center on Saturday...
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Transportation officials are warning people in southwestern Colorado's San Juan Mountains that some explosives used in avalanche mitigation this past winter were duds and...
BERLIN (AP) — The parents of celebrated Austrian climber David Lama said Friday that he had "lived his dream," as hopes he and two other top climbers survived an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies...
3 climbers presumed dead after Banff avalanche
BANFF, Alberta (AP) — Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche in Alberta's Banff National Park, Canadian officials said Thursday.
Widows, ace guide to climb Everest to honor Sherpas
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Five years after one of the deadliest disasters on Mount Everest, three people from Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community are preparing an ascent to raise awareness about the...
4 skiers cited for violating Grand Teton park closure
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Four skiers have been cited for ducking under a boundary rope and entering an area of Grand Teton National Park that had been closed because of avalanche danger in...
Report: Snow ranger heard skier moaning after avalanche
MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — A snow ranger who worked to dig a skier out of an avalanche on Mount Washington heard him moaning from beneath the snow and eventually determined he was in a seated...
Officials ID man who died in Mount Washington avalanche
MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities have identified a skier who died in an avalanche on Mount Washington.
A spokesman for the White Mountain National Forest says 32-year-old Nicholas...
Snowmobiler survives avalanche in northwest Wyoming
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a snowmobiler survived being buried in an avalanche in northwest Wyoming.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the woman, whose name has not been...
Mount Washington avalanche danger increases after death
MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities warned of increasing avalanche danger Friday a day after a skier died on the Northeast's highest mountain.
1 person dies in Mount Washington avalanche
JACKSON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a person has died in an avalanche on the Northeast's highest mountain.
WMUR-TV reports the avalanche happened Thursday at Tuckerman Ravine. That's a...
2 homes badly damaged in Ketchum avalanche
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — The Blaine County Sheriff's Office says two homes in the central Idaho town of Ketchum were badly damaged in an avalanche on Monday afternoon. Both homes were believed to be...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Officials say the road to a mountain scenic area near Aspen will likely open later than usually following a winter of heavy snow and avalanches.
Alaska snowmobilers survive avalanche they triggered
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man said he and his friends are lucky to be alive after triggering an avalanche while riding their snowmobiles in the eastern Alaska Range.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Crews have started clearing the tracks of a famous tourist railroad in southwest Colorado following the winter's onslaught of snow and avalanches.
The Latest: Highway closed by avalanche reopens
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on an avalanche that closed a U.S. highway in the Sierra Nevada (all times local):
A U.S. highway closed by an avalanche in the Sierra...
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — An avalanche has closed a stretch of a U.S. highway in the Sierra Nevada south of Lake Tahoe.
KTVN-TV in Reno reports the snow slide closed U.S. Highway 50 Monday...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Aaron Zanto describes ski lines in snow the way a painter describes brush strokes on canvas.
When he's skiing the Lake Tahoe area backcountry, the 44-year-old firefighter...
Norway avalanche kills 2 people in construction machines
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say an avalanche in northern Norway has killed two people.
Bent-Are Eilertsen, police spokesman for Norway's northern Nordland district, said the...
Avalanche at Cardiff Fork captures 6 people, injuring 3
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Six people were caught, and three of them were injured, in an avalanche in Cardiff Fork, located near Big Cottonwood Canyon.
1 hiker killed, 1 injured after avalanche in Swiss Alps
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say one hiker has died and another has been injured following an avalanche high in the Alps in southwest Switzerland.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Officials say a mountain road near Aspen has been hit with avalanches, likely adding to the challenge of reopening it for the summer.
1 killed, 1 injured in Austrian avalanche
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and a second seriously injured after getting caught in an avalanche in Austria.
Police told the Austrian news agency APA on Saturday that...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A backcountry avalanche warning has been issued for several mountain ranges in northwestern Montana, while parts of central and northeastern Montana are under flood warnings...
Some Aspen trails to remain closed due to heavy snowpack
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says some trails in the Aspen area might not open until well into the summer, if at all, due to a heavy snowpack and avalanche debris.
HAINES, Alaska (AP) — A 34-year-old snow boarder from Haines died an avalanche north of the city.
Alaska State Troopers say David Dzenawagis died Wednesday in the area of Takshanuk...
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been rescued after an avalanche buried a home with snow in Taos.
According to the Taos Ski Valley, the avalanche occurred about 11:30 a.m....
Scotland avalanche victims were 2 Frenchmen, 1 Swiss
LONDON (AP) — Police in Scotland say the three people who died in an avalanche on Britain's highest peak were two Frenchman and a Swiss national.
Powerful snowstorm expected to sock parts of West
DENVER (AP) — An avalanche injured a sheriff and his daughters Tuesday when it smashed into their home in rural Colorado, underscoring the West's late-winter woes as a powerful storm dumped more...
Avalanche crashes into Colorado home, 3 injured
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — An avalanche crashed into a home in southwest Colorado, injuring three people, including Hinsdale County Sheriff Justin Casey.
Avalanche kills 2 climbers on Britain’s highest mountain
LONDON (AP) — Police in Scotland say an avalanche has killed two people on Britain's highest mountain.
Britain's Press Association reported that a group of climbers were on Ben Nevis...
CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) — One person was killed and two others were injured by deep snow cascading off roofs in the southwestern Colorado resort town of Crested Butte.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say a 33-year-old Anchorage man died in an avalanche while snowboarding on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.
The Anchorage Daily News reports Jeffery Cheng and...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on avalanches in Colorado (all times local):
Colorado's Interstate 70 is back open after work to trigger avalanches along the busy highway.
Crews search for Marine missing in California mountains
BRIDGEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Avalanche debris was spotted during a search for a missing Marine who failed to return from a backcountry skiing trip through the Sierra Nevada, California authorities...
DENVER (AP) — Work to trigger avalanches is shutting down portions of Colorado's Interstate 70.
Crews were using explosives dropped from helicopters to trigger intentional avalanches at a...
Colorado ski resorts back in business Saturday
DENVER (AP) — Much of western Colorado remains under an avalanche warning Saturday, but major highways are open and ski resorts are back in business after avalanches caused havoc over the past...
2 avalanches close down Utah roads
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say two avalanches have led to road closures in Provo Canyon and Alta.
Authorities closed westbound lanes in one part of Highway 189 and eastbound...
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A teenager visiting Colorado for spring break says he and two friends were swept up in an inbounds avalanche while snowboarding at Breckenridge Ski Resort.
DENVER (AP) — Historic avalanche danger caused havoc in the Colorado mountains Thursday, shutting down portions of two highways and prompting a rare warning for drivers to avoid a route leading to...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Colorado avalanches (all times local):
A major east-west highway through the Colorado mountains has reopened after an avalanche.
Utah residents warned about roof avalanches
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Emergency officials in Utah are warning homeowners of the potential danger of snow sliding off rooftops in what are being called "roof avalanches."