Pumphouse


Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 8,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09058000, the Colorado River Near Kremmling Remember only watercraft are permitted at Pumphouse.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Needle Eye Rapid
Class III- to III
Red Eye Rapid
Class II+ to III-
Yarmony Rapid
Class II to IV
Cable Rapid
Class III-

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Colorado River Near Granby
USGS 09019500
30 cfs 1.1 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
4 cfs 3.2 ft
Wurtz Ditch Near Tenneessee Pass
USGS 09062500
-999 cfs -4.1 ft
Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500
322 cfs 4.1 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
113 cfs 1.5 ft
East Fork Eagle River Near Climax
USGS 09061600
54 cfs 0.1 ft
Ewing Ditch At Tennessee Pass
USGS 09062000
-999 cfs -0.7 ft
North Platte River Near Northgate
USGS 06620000
438 cfs 3.0 ft
Lake Creek Above Twin Lakes Reservoir
USGS 07084500
36 cfs 2.3 ft
Joe Wright Creek Above Joe Wright Reservoir
USGS 06746095
5 cfs 4.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
silverthorne 21 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-35
0.37" 0"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
29.46" -0.07"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
26" 0"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
38" 4"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
30" 1"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
46" 1"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
36.32" -0.38"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
45" 0"
co st forest st park
SNOTEL CSFC2
2.29" 2.25"
Never Summer
SNOTEL 1031
49" 7"
Jones Pass
SNOTEL 970
39" 6"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
14" 1"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
5.42" 2.55"
fairplay 2.7 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-PK-15
26.53" 1.43"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
17" 2"
vail 3.5 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-53
16.4" 0.01"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
68" 0"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
31" 9"
south platte river
SNOTEL ANTC2
2.42" -0.32"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
33" 2"
buena vista,co
SNOTEL BNVC2
1.88" -0.11"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
29" 5"
silverthorne 2.1 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-6
13.4" 0.36"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
40" 8"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
94" 4"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
81" 1"
nathrop 3.3 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-19
1.31" -0.06"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
39" 0"
nathrop 1.9 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-54
1.28" -0.1"
climax coop
SNOTEL CLXC2
36.92" 0.39"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
57" 6"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
29" 4"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
60" 5"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
66" 1"
tabernash 2.7 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GR-68
0.36" 0"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
71" 4"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
48" 4"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
24" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
49" 4"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
20" 5"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
48" 2"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
23" 1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
28" 1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
25" 0"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
17" 2"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
47" 3"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
35" 0"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
36" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
33" -1"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
91" 12"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
23" 6"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
24" 3"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
53" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
40" 4"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Pumphouse 14 7,491 ft
Tigiwon 9 9,994 ft
Gore Pass 12 9,554 ft
Halfmoon 7 10,294 ft
Blacktail Creek 8 8,997 ft
Radium - Kremmling RMA - Rafting ramp None 6,867 ft
Dumont Lake 22 9,550 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Beaver Creek Resort 18" 42° 6.58"
Ski Cooper 33" 27° 10.52"
Vail 28" 31° 7.52"
Howelsen Hill Ski Area 31" 36° 5.3"
Steamboat Ski Resort 31" 36° 5.3"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 134.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Upper Gore Creek 57.6cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 134.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Dowd Chute 65.5cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Upper Gore Creek 57.6cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 322.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
State Bridge to Two Bridges 739.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+
Pumphouse 739.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+
State Bridge to Burns 739.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 322.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 322.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Fish Creek 22.5cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 322.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Gore Canyon 853.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+