Difficult


Difficult features 47 Reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 8139.0ft within the state of Colorado. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Weather today, light snow and wind gusts up to 3.38mph. If you're headed out to Difficult, remember to reserve your campsite early. Reserve your campsite.

Campers will find numerous amenities here such as toilets, clean potable drinking water, along with a multitude of activities.

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy and the simple pleasure of being outside.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
21 cfs 2.7 ft
Taylor River At Taylor Park
USGS 09107000
31 cfs 1.2 ft
Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500
162 cfs 3.3 ft
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
17 cfs 2.9 ft
Saguache Creek Near Saguache
USGS 08227000
18 cfs 1.0 ft
Lake Creek Near Edwards
USGS 09067200
16 cfs 0.5 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
2 cfs 3.0 ft
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
13 cfs 2.4 ft
East River Bl Cement Creek Nr Crested Butte
USGS 09112200
71 cfs 0.9 ft
East Fork Eagle River Near Climax
USGS 09061600
0 cfs 0.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
8" 0"
silverthorne 21 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-35
1.48" 0"
cimarron 8nw ham
SNOTEL CKDC2
0.47" 0.22"
climax coop
SNOTEL CLXC2
11.93" 0.69"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
17" 0"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
11" -2"
vail 2.6 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-19
4.92" 1.84"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
16" -1"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
1" 0"
Wolf Creek Summit
SNOTEL 874
16" 0"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
2" 0"
pitkin 1.1 sw, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-59
4.06" 3.01"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
35" 0"
crested butte coop
SNOTEL CBUC2
4.07" 3.6"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
19" 0"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
6" 0"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
3" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
19" 0"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
10" 0"
gunnison coop
SNOTEL GUNC2
0.78" 0.46"
Upper San Juan
SNOTEL 840
3" -1"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
2" 0"
creede 0.2 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-MN-4
0.06" 0"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
1" 2"
gunnison 3wsw
SNOTEL GUXC2
0.47" 0.22"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
2" 0"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
10" -1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
1" 0"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
11" 0"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
6" -1"
Middle Creek
SNOTEL 624
6" 1"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
12" 0"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
7.02" 3.19"
Lily Pond
SNOTEL 580
3" 0"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
16" 1"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
7" 0"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
6" 0"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
24" -4"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
12" -1"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
11" 0"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
12" -2"
Lost Dog
SNOTEL 940
11" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
8" 0"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
3.49" 2.71"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
2" -1"
vail 3.5 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-53
6.32" 2.61"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
20" 0"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
11.25" 2.14"
Columbine
SNOTEL 408
11" 0"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
6" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Difficult 47 8,139 ft
Mosca 16 9,986 ft
Silver Bar 4 8,312 ft
Lincoln Gulch 7 9,606 ft
One Mile 25 8,411 ft
Little Maud 20 7,808 ft
Lodgepole - Almont 16 8,905 ft
Sylvan Lake State Park 44 8,535 ft
Cement Creek 13 8,967 ft
Silver Queen 6 8,682 ft
Cold Spring 6 8,954 ft
Taylor Canyon 7 8,373 ft
Weller 11 9,393 ft
Spring Creek 12 8,544 ft
Dearhamer 13 7,792 ft
Silver Bell 14 8,520 ft
Almont 10 7,990 ft
Chapman 84 8,598 ft
Fulford Cave 7 9,422 ft
Rosy Lane 20 8,460 ft
Mollie B 27 7,895 ft
Yeoman Park 24 9,062 ft
North Bank 17 8,433 ft
Dorchester 10 9,925 ft
Little Mattie 22 7,911 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Snowmass 0" 42° 0"
Aspen Highlands 0" 42° 0"
Buttermilk Mountain 0" 42° 0"
Crested Butte Mountain Resort 6" 40° 0"
Beaver Creek Resort 2" 49° 0"
Aspen Mountain 16" 42° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class