Avalanche warning is in effect in San Juans, La Platas

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Avalanche warning is in effect in San Juans, La Platas

Threat is elevated to ‘high’ level
A skier traverses Serpent Couloir near Ophir on March 16, 2014, moments before being swept away in an avalanche. The snowpack is cracking above and around him.
An avalanche control crew member reaches up to indicate the 12-foot snowslide that was triggered during mitigation operations on Feb. 13 on U.S. Highway 550 at Red Mountain Pass. Purposely triggered slides provide safer travel for the public.

Avalanche warning is in effect in San Juans, La Platas

A skier traverses Serpent Couloir near Ophir on March 16, 2014, moments before being swept away in an avalanche. The snowpack is cracking above and around him.
An avalanche control crew member reaches up to indicate the 12-foot snowslide that was triggered during mitigation operations on Feb. 13 on U.S. Highway 550 at Red Mountain Pass. Purposely triggered slides provide safer travel for the public.
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