Colorado Geological Survey


Thu December 20, 2012

For The Mountains, Snow Finally Arrives And Brings Avalanche Danger With It

A remotely triggered slide from above in the Northern San Juan taken Dec 17th
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Avalanche danger in the mountains has ratcheted up quickly over the past week. Get ready for the possibility of high risk being the norm this season, all thanks to the warm, dry fall and late winter.

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Tue October 30, 2012

Could I Have A Sinkhole in My Backyard? New Map Tells All

One of many sinkholes in the Larimer County Red Mountain Open Space where the Lykins Formation contains thick beds of gypsum.
Colorado Geological Survey