DENVER (CBS4) – After two weeks of cold and snow, a nice extended forecast means there’ll likely be a big draw to Colorado’s high country this weekend.
In recent days, several ski resorts measured 2 to 5 feet of snow, and there was one report from Schoefield Pass, between Marble and Crested Butte, of over 8 feet.
With all that new snow, the concern for human-triggered avalanches remains high.
For the weekend ahead, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has deemed most mountain locations to have a considerable level of avalanche danger.
The scene in Genesee on Friday evening (credit: CBS)
Considerable danger does not mean to stay away, but is more of a heads up for users of the back-country to be careful.
Boarders, skiers and snow mobilers are encourged to choose routes cautiously and to make wise decisions.
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