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Snow Crews in Rockies Cope with Avalanche Threat

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Snow Crews in Rockies Cope with Avalanche Threat

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Snow Crews in Rockies Cope with Avalanche Threat

Snow Crews in Rockies Cope with Avalanche Threat

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The heavy and sudden snowfall of the last few weeks has increased avalanche danger in the Rockies. More than 400 have been recorded in the past week, a figure one observer calls "mind boggling." Andrea Lee of Aspen Public Radio reports.