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Skiers trigger avalanche near Crested Butte over weekend

Posted: 4:09 PM, Nov 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-25 18:09:37-05

GUNNISON COUNTY – Officials are warning that avalanche conditions remain dangerous for Colorado’s high county Sunday after skiers triggered an avalanche near Crested Butte over the weekend.

Sunday morning, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center tweeted the avalanche was triggered in a southeast-facing slope near Crested Butte.

No further information has been made available at this time.

The Avalanche Information Center said avalanche conditions still exist in much of the high country but will be improving slowly over the next few days.

Before you head out to the high country, check the latest forecast here:   https://avalanche.state.co.us/