HOWELSEN HILL SKI AREA



  • Snowpack
  • 55.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 6% below the seasonal average of 59". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2011, when snowpack depth was observed at 78.0 inches.
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 55.0" snowpack and a 15.4" snow water equivalent. Perched in colorado, Howelsen Hill Ski Area air temperatures were recorded at 12.0° at last check.

  • Air Temp
  • 19°
  • Forecast models predict more snow this week in colorado, with up to 3" of new snowfall on the slopes in the next 5 days.

Snow Forecast

  • Next 5 Days
  • 1-4"
  • Today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Source: CAIC

Nearby Snow Forecasts

Hourly snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Lynx Pass 11 8,987 ft
Pearl Lake State Park 38 8,138 ft
Dry Lake 8 8,279 ft
Stagecoach State Park 100 7,307 ft
Steamboat Lake State Park 178 8,077 ft
Meadows 30 9,288 ft
Hinman Park 13 7,678 ft
Seedhouse 24 8,071 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Howelsen Hill Ski Area 55" 19° 1.04"
Steamboat Ski Resort 55" 19° 1.04"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Pumphouse to Double Bridges 143.0cfs 12.5 Mi I to II-
Lower Fish Creek 7.38cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V
Burns to Dotsero 732.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
State Bridge to Two Bridges 523.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+
State Bridge to Burns 523.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Pumphouse 523.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Lake Creek Near Edwards
USGS 09067200
3 cfs 0.1 ft
Black Gore Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066000
4 cfs 2.7 ft
Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490
143 cfs 2.1 ft
Eagle River Near Minturn
USGS 09064600
113 cfs 3.3 ft
Gore Creek Abv Red Sandstone Creek At Vail
USGS 09066325
13 cfs 4.4 ft
Encampment River Ab Hog Park Cr
USGS 06623800
25 cfs 1.0 ft
Williams Fork Below Williams Fork Reservoir
USGS 09038500
85 cfs 1.4 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
2 cfs 1.9 ft
Gore Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09065500
2 cfs 2.0 ft
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
314 cfs 2.2 ft
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
523 cfs 3.9 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,050 cfs 3.5 ft
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
7 cfs 0.8 ft
Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500
163 cfs 3.3 ft
Middle Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066300
0 cfs 1.9 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
732 cfs 2.0 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
69 cfs 3.7 ft
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
16 cfs 2.5 ft
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
1 cfs 3.0 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
0 cfs 2.9 ft
South Brush Creek Near Saratoga
USGS 06622900
18 cfs 2.7 ft
Michigan River At Walden
USGS 06617100
13 cfs 1.2 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510
58 cfs 5.1 ft
Walton Creek Near Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238500
4 cfs 0.3 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
130 cfs 4.1 ft
Elkhead Creek Near Craig
USGS 09246500
26 cfs 2.0 ft
Muddy Creek Above Antelope Creek Nr. Kremmling
USGS 09041090
0 cfs 2.0 ft
North Platte River Near Northgate
USGS 06620000
159 cfs 3.2 ft
Little Snake River Near Slater
USGS 09253000
22 cfs 4.5 ft
Cross Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09065100
6 cfs 2.5 ft
Jack Creek Above Coyote Draw
USGS 06627800
133 cfs 4.7 ft
Slater Fork Near Slater
USGS 09255000
17 cfs 3.5 ft
North Brush Creek Near Saratoga
USGS 06622700
9 cfs 2.1 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
40 cfs 2.7 ft
Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020
40 cfs 2.4 ft
Eagle River At Red Cliff
USGS 09063000
9 cfs 2.4 ft
Encampment River At Mouth
USGS 06625000
103 cfs 2.5 ft
Muddy Crk Blw Wolford Mtn Reser. Nr Kremmling
USGS 09041400
23 cfs 4.1 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
86 cfs 1.8 ft
Yampa River At Steamboat Springs
USGS 09239500
80 cfs 1.1 ft
Elkhead Creek Above Long Gulch
USGS 09246200
0 cfs 2.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
49" 5"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
44" 3"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
17.44" 0.82"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
39" 0"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" 0"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
30" 1"
silverthorne 21 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-35
7.19" 2.07"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
37" 4"
crested butte coop
SNOTEL CBUC2
16.73" 1.5"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
46.38" 1.91"
carbondale 5.9 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-51
10.2" 0.54"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
36" 3"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
31" 5"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
46.98" 1.82"
glenwood springs .64 s, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-1
0.47" 0"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
47" 3"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
104" 2"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
82" 1"
vail 2.6 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-19
14.36" 3.32"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
43" 3"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
70" 4"
steamboat springs 0.7 ese, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-53
26.52" 0.84"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
32" 1"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
31" 1"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
20" 4"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
87" 0"
vail 3.5 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-53
28.04" 3.39"
Battle Mountain
SNOTEL 317
27" -1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
47" 2"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
66" 2"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
84" 2"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
43" 1"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
78" 3"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
72" 6"
glenwood springs 7.0 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-67
14.42" 0.63"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
38" 1"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
38" 2"
basalt 5.8 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-6
5.25" 2.63"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
65" 1"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
38" 2"
carbondale 4.6 nne, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-49
8.96" 0.49"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
55" 0"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
64" 2"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
103" 3"
Lost Dog
SNOTEL 940
61" 0"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
43" 3"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
37" 5"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
58" 3"
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
15.57" 0.79"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
40" 0"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
69" 1"
Columbine
SNOTEL 408
64" 3"
wolcott 2.3 n, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-8
1.14" 0"

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