Colorado Avalanche Information Center provides vital information for backcountry travelers

Colorado Avalanche Information Center provides vital information for backcountry travelers
Local News

By Edward Stoner

The following is part of a series of articles compiled by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame that will take a closer look at the sport of alpine ski touring. The museum is located atop the Vail Village parking structure and features a treasure trove of ski history and heritage.Avalanches do not discriminate. And, they don’t just happen to extreme backcountry enthusiasts. Avalanches can happen to those skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, hiking, driving, hunting and bike riding, as well as anyone who can get onto or underneath a steep snow-covered slope. Since 1950, avalanches have killed more …

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