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Historic Avalanches

31 May
Categories : Mountain Ops
Posted by Scott Pressly

I spent some time over the last few weekends in the northern Sawatch Range. There is some major evidence of the significant avalanche cycle that Colorado experienced in March of 2019. Several of these paths ran full track with most extending trim lines and run-out zones with lots of downed timber in the paths. Impressive.

Independence Pass-Everett Slide Paths
Run-out destroyed trees on the other side of Lake Creek and CO 82
Near Winfield, CO
Cross Mountain-Near Winfield, CO (Photo courtesy of CAIC)
Large Avalanches in the Sawatch-March 2019
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