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Added by yongli on 08/24/2022 - 13:20, last changed on 11/16/2022 - 07:38

Avalanche Path

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Avalanches are quite common in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains . They can occur anywhere there is a sizeable amount of snow and steep slopes, meaning most of Colorado’s High Country (from 10,000 to 13,000 feet) is prone to avalanches. The massive snow slides are extremely dangerous; between 1859 and...

Colorado Climate

Added by yongli on 04/27/2017 - 16:20, last changed on 11/10/2022 - 00:41
Colorado’s combination of high elevation, midlatitude, and continental interior geography results in a cool, dry, and invigorating climate. The average annual temperature for the state is 43.5 degrees Fahrenheit (F), which is 13.7 degrees below the global mean. The average statewide precipitation...


Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 15:57, last changed on 10/26/2022 - 01:43
Colorado is known for its snow, which sustains the ski industry and supplies much of the water that flows into major rivers of the American West. Snow falls in the winter in all parts of Colorado, and the deepest snowpacks are in the high mountains crossing the center of the state. Snow...
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