There is no evidence that a Steamboat Springs man was wearing an avalanche beacon when he was buried in an avalanche for more than an hour Feb. 14 in the Flat Tops Wilderness.
The Garfield County Coroner has determined the cause of death for the Steamboat Springs man killed in an avalanche Tuesday.
Investigators have learned more about the avalanche that killed Steamboat Springs resident Jesse Christensen, but questions remain.
A fund has been established for Jesse Christensen, the 55-year-old Routt County man who died tragically in an avalanche Tuesday.
Friends and family of Jesse Christensen remember him as a talented artist, musician, devout Mormon and a genuine cowboy who deeply loved his family.
Rescuers are responding to a reported avalanche near Sheriff’s Reservoir in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.
After a period of high avalanche danger, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has downgraded the local avalanche danger to low.
Routt County Search and Rescue member Jay Bowman now has a long plate with 13 screws holding his shattered arm together, some broken bones in a leg and five staples in the back of his head to remind him of the avalanche that nearly took his life Jan. 12 on Buffalo Mountain.
A Routt County Search and Rescue member is expected to recover after being swept away in an avalanche Thursday night during a mission on Buffalo Pass.
Forecasters are warning of considerable danger in the backcountry after avalanche warnings were issued for many parts of Colorado, including the Steamboat Springs zone.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued an avalanche watch for the Steamboat area until 12 p.m. Thursday.
The Beaver Creek fire in neighboring Jackson County proved to be costly.
A group of snowmobilers on Rabbit Ears Pass discovered just how high the danger was Sunday.
Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue was called to help put out a small wildfire threatening structures on Routt County Road 179 Sunday afternoon.
A contractor working in the area of Routt County Road 16 called the Oak Creek Fire Protection District at about 1:30 p.m. to report seeing smoke.