CAIC: Deadly Avalanche Could Have Been Avoided

Apr 26, 2013

Loveland Pass - Photo from CAIC's website
Loveland Pass - Photo from CAIC's website

More details are available on what happened during the April 20th deadly avalanche on Loveland Pass. It was the worst accident of its kind in more than a half a century. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center released their final report on Wednesday April 24th. In it are some painful details--like the lone survivor waiting four hours to be dug out, and the slide being powerful enough to wreck car. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher talks with CAIC Executive Director Ethan Greene.

Read the final report from the CAIC here.

Read the survivor's story here.