Within the past week, two people in Colorado have died in an avalanche, the most recent one just above Silverton. Ethan Greene is the Director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. They track avalanche dangers and investigate fatalities. Listen below for an account of the accidents, and what to look out for.
An avalanche killed a Summit County man outside the town of Marble this past weekend. It's the second avalanche related death in as many weeks this winter. From Aspen Public Radio, Luke Runyon reports: