CUCHARA MOUNTAIN RESORT



SKI AREAS COLORADO

CUCHARA MOUNTAIN RESORT


May 21, 2024
1.0" Snowpack (29% of Normal)
56° Sunny and Breezy


No new snow to report today, with snowpack levels sitting at 1.0".

Weather today, sunny, with a high near 56. breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal 29%
Max Recorded Snowpack 68"
Snowfall Past 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 5 Days 0.04"

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Apishapa

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




5 Day Snow Forecast

Weather into tomorrow, A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 58. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.



Hourly Forecast

Seasonal Snow Comparison

Compare year over year snow water equivalency

Snowpack levels are currently 160% above average, with snowpack depth last observed at 1 inches.



Snowpack Density

Snowpack vs Snow Water Equivalent
Wet, heavy snowfall generally consists of atleast 12.5% water content or higher for every foot of snow. Lighter, drier snow might contain up to 1.0 inch of water for every foot of snow; up to 8.3% water.



Ski Area Summary

Cuchara Mountain Resort


Cuchara Mountain Resort in Colorado is a small, family-friendly ski resort with 28 trails, 10 lifts, and a relaxed atmosphere. With a wide range of terrain, the resort is perfect for beginners and intermediate skiers. For beginners, the Lower Horseshoe run is a great starting point with its gentle slope and wide open spaces. An interesting fact about Cuchara is that it was founded in the 1970s by two men who shared a love for skiing, and they built the resort by hand. For après ski, visitors can head to the Dog Bar & Grill, known for its burgers and live music. Overall, Cuchara Mountain Resort is a hidden gem for those seeking a laid-back ski experience.


Terrain Overview

The Cuchara Mountain Resort is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Colorado. Some of the pertinent mountain ranges and mountain aspects of this ski resort include:

1. Sangre de Cristo Mountains: These mountains are a subrange of the Rocky Mountains and are known for their rugged terrain and stunning views.

2. Cuchara Peak: This peak is the highest point in the Cuchara Mountain Resort area and offers challenging terrain for advanced skiers and snowboarders.

3. Spanish Peaks: These distinctive twin peaks are a prominent feature of the landscape surrounding the Cuchara Mountain Resort and provide a dramatic backdrop for skiing and snowboarding.

4. West Spanish Peak: This peak is the taller of the two Spanish Peaks and can be seen from various points within the ski resort, offering a scenic view for visitors.

Overall, the Cuchara Mountain Resort offers a unique and picturesque mountain setting for winter sports enthusiasts to enjoy.

CUCHARA MOUNTAIN RESORT

Nearby Ski Areas 5 day forecast
TAOS SKI VALLEY 1"
CONQUISTADOR SKI RESORT 1"
SKI BROADMOOR NA
ANGEL FIRE RESORT NA
SIPAPU SKI AREA 0"
CUCHARA MOUNTAIN RESORT 0"
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