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  Deadly Colo. avalanche kills five snowboarders

5 snowboarders killed in Colorado avalanche

  Colorado’s deadliest avalanche in more than 50 years took the lives of five snowboarders on Saturday, even though they were well-equipped. “Just because you have all the rescue equipment, that doesn’t prevent the avalanche,” said rescue worker Dale Atkins. NBC’s Leanne Gregg reports.

Guidebook author injured, companion presumed killed in Colorado avalanche

DENVER (Reuters) - The author of a hiking guidebook suffered multiple injuries and her climbing partner was presumed killed when an avalanche swept the pair off a ridge inside Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, authorities said on Monday. Full story

One skier killed, another critically injured in Colorado avalanche

DENVER (Reuters) - A backcountry skier was killed and another critically injured in a weekend avalanche they apparently triggered on a northern Colorado mountain pass, a day after three other people died in snowslides across the country, authorities said on Sunday. Full story

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