By Sam Collentine, Meteorologist Posted 8 years ago November 6, 2015

CDOT: Gazex on Loveland & Berthoud Pass

Over this past summer, the Colorado Department of Transportation installed Gazex avalanche mitigation systems on Loveland and Berthoud Pass. Gazex are permanent remote avalanche-release systems that use compressed gases to create a concussive blast that triggers a slide. Watch the video below for more information. 

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Sam Collentine


Sam Collentine is the Chief Operating Officer of OpenSnow and lives in Basalt, Colorado. Before joining OpenSnow, he studied Atmospheric Science at the University of Colorado, spent time at Channel 7 News in Denver, and at the National Weather Service in Boulder.

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