KBUT’s Community Matters airs live every other Monday. The show is hosted by KBUT News Director Christopher Biddle, and veteran Gunnison County journalist Chris Rourke.
Our guests were June Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychology for University of Colorado Boulder; Melanie Armstrong, lead researcher tracking user traffic in the Crested Butte Backcountry; and Ian Havlick and Zach Guy of the Crested Butte Avalanche Center.
With snow on the ground and more in the forecast, we’re headed into the backcountry for this episode. Our guest is Ian Havlick, a forecaster and outreach coordinator for the Crested Butte Avalanche Center. We also get an update on COVID19 in Gunnison County and talk to County Commissioner Roland Mason about the new winter trailhead at Kebler Pass.