Large avalanche near Berthoud Pass Colorado. Photo courtesy Friends of Berthoud Pass - Dedicated to Safety, Access and Education.

A highly unstable snowpack in Colorado has resulted in an alarming number of avalanche fatalities recently. Inbounds deaths have occurred at Winter Park and Vail.

Denver Post report on in-bounds avalanche fatalities
Vail Daily reports avalanche danger still high
CBS Report on recent Colorado avalanche deaths
Friends of Berthoud Pass