Western Avalanches Make January The Deadliest In Decades

January 25, 2016

Ten people have died in avalanches across the West in the last 10 days, making this month the deadliest January for slides in nearly 20 years.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says 11 people have died in slides this month, including four over the weekend, for a total of 14 so far this snow season.