Summit County under avalanche advisory over the weekend |

Summit County under avalanche advisory over the weekend

Summit County is under special avalanche advisory this weekend.

According to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, “large, dangerous, human-triggered“ avalanches are likely in parts of the Summit County, Vail and the Front Range forecast zones. The advisory went into effect at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, and extends to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11.

People should stay off and out from under steep north, northeast and southeast facing slopes near and above the treeline, according to the notice.

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