20-year-old man dies near Loveland Pass in avalanche
KEYSTONE, Colorado – A 20-year-old backcountry snowboarder has died in an avalanche near Loveland Pass, about a mile west of Arapahoe Basin ski area.
Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson said the slide happened at about 3 p.m. Two other snowboarders who were behind and above the man survived the avalanche.
The man’s name has not been released. Richardson said the man, an employee at Breckenridge Ski Resort, was from Spring Grove, Ill. He had lived in Colorado since November.