Colorado Voices

The science behind Colorado’s deadly avalanche season

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With 36 deaths in the U.S., the 2020-21 avalanche season has been the deadliest season in modern history, according to data from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. What causes particularly deadly seasons like this one? Does climate change have a role? Rocky Mountain PBS spoke with scientists and avalanche experts across North America to find answers.

Aired: 04/28/21

Rating: NR

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Colorado Voices is a local public television program presented by RMPBS.