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11 months 4 weeks ago

Names of avalanche victims released

Authorities have released the names of the snowboarders killed in an avalanche at Loveland Pass on Saturday. Ian Lanphere, 36, of Crested Butte, Rick Gaukel, 33, of Estes Park, Chris Peters, 32, from Lakewood, Joe Timlin, 32, of Gypsum, and Ryan Novack, 33, of Boulder were all killed. ...

4 years 1 week ago

Truck accident closes Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass is closed because of a truck accident. The Colorado Department of Transportation reports it will be a lengthy closure because hazmat crews are off loading more than 7,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The road is expected to be closed for several hours.

4 years 1 month ago

20-year-old dies in Colorado avalanche

The identity of a 20-year-old backcountry snowboarder who died in an avalanche near Loveland Pass is expected to be released Thursday. Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson said the slide happened at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, about a mile west of Arapahoe Basin ski area. Two other snowboarders who were...

4 years 2 months ago

Roadside snowboarders survive avalanche

Two snowboarders riding near 11,990-foot Loveland Pass survived an avalanche that covered part of U.S. 6. Summit County sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy LeClair says one snowboarder escaped the slide that partially buried another Sunday afternoon. The slide happened in a backcountry area between the pass and nearby Arapahoe Basin Ski Area,...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado man 'swims' avalanche to survive

Clear Creek County sheriff's officials say a snowboarder who triggered an avalanche in the backcountry near Loveland Pass is unhurt after being buried up to his waist. Maj. Rick Albers says 25-year-old Alec Meyer of Denver was able to swim to stay mostly on top of the slide Tuesday, and...

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