The case of the Colorado River’s missing water

Bella Biondini, High Country News
July 21, 2023

By Bella Biondini, High Country News

Sublimation of Snow Project lead Jessica Lundquist stands inside a freshly dug snow pit near Gothic’s Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory outside of Crested Butte, Colorado. Photo: Bella Biondini/High Country News

In this story for High Country News, reporter Bella Biondini traveled to the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab in Gothic, Colorado, where Sublimation of Snow Project researchers are trying to unravel the mystery of snow that falls but never shows up in the river.