A ten-foot thick slab of snow broke free and buried six backcountry thick snowboarders in an avalanche in Sheep Creek Bowl below Loveland Pass Saturday,
A ten-foot thick slab of snow broke free and buried six backcountry thick snowboarders in an avalanche in Sheep Creek Bowl below Loveland Pass Saturday, April 20, 2013. One survived but the others five died at the scene. (Karl Gehring, The Denver Post)