Colorado Avalanche Information Center says avalanche danger has increased this week – The Denver Post

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has announced avalanche danger to be at 3 out of 5, characterizing it as “considerable,” due to the increase of wet avalanches.

Last week, the avalanche danger level was a 2 out of 5.

The CAIC recommends that people are cautious when finding routes, noting that “conservative decision-making” is essential.

The CAIC scale ranges from 1-5, with 1 being low, 2 being moderate, 3 being considerable, 4 being high and 5 being extreme.

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