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Berthoud Pass reopens after avalanche mitigation work

Berthoud Pass reopened at 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, after the Colorado Department of Transportation completed a small ammount of avalanche mitigation work and cleared the roadway of snow, according to CDOT Spokesperson Bob Wilson.

“They brought down some snow but it wasn’t as much as we were preparred for,” Wilson said.

An avalance warning has been issued by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center through 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17. The avalanche danger for the Front Range zone was bumped up to high (level 4) on northwest through north to southeast aspects near and above treeline. Elsewhere, the danger is considerable (level 3).



The avalanche center reported that natural and human triggered avalanches are likely today as the new snow accumulations of more than a foot in places have formed fresh storm slabs and have put stress on older deep slab instabilities.


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