SKI ESTES PARK (HIDDEN VALLEY)




Winter Storm Warning currently in effect for Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley). * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations between 12 and 24 inches. * WHERE...Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range, and The Northern Front Range Foothills. * WHEN...From Midnight tonight to Noon MDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...Heavy snow will accumulate on tree branches and powerlines, possibly causing them to break and lead to power outages. Travel may become very difficult to impossible due to heavy snowfall on roadways.
  • Snowpack
  • 42.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 12% above the seasonal average of 33". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 12 years was in 2010, when snowpack depth was recorded at 68.0".
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 42.0" snowpack and a 17.4" snow water equivalent. Perched in colorado, Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) air temperatures were recorded at 31.0° at last check.

  • Air Temp
  • 63°
  • Forecast models predict more snow this week in colorado, with up to 24" of new snowfall on the slopes in the next 5 days.

Seasonal Comparison

Compare snowpack levels this season from past seasons
Current Average Max Min
42.0" (+12%) 33" 68.0" (2010) 0.0" (2011)

Snow Forecast

Snow and weather outlook for the ski area.
  • Today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Tomorrow, Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. High near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

Nearby Ski Areas

Upcoming snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Outdoor Recreation

Popular outdoor recreation hotspots
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
GLACIER BASIN - ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK 150 8,604 ft
MARYS LAKE - USBR 270 8,032 ft
LONGS PEAK - ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK 26 9,397 ft
PEACEFUL VALLEY 17 8,552 ft
RAINBOW LAKES 16 9,961 ft
ASPENGLEN - ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK 51 8,227 ft
ARAPAHO BAY 84 8,337 ft
OLIVE RIDGE 56 8,361 ft
NORTH FORK POUDRE 9 9,159 ft
WEST LAKE 36 8,254 ft
PAWNEE 55 10,354 ft
DOWDY LAKE 70 8,176 ft
BELLAIRE LAKE 26 8,665 ft
JACKS GULCH 56 8,100 ft
MEEKER PARK OVERFLOW 29 8,611 ft
CAMP DICK 41 8,716 ft
BUCKINGHAM 10 10,095 ft
KELLY DAHL 46 8,615 ft
SLEEPING ELEPHANT 15 7,865 ft
TOM BENNETT 10 8,963 ft
LONG DRAW 25 10,059 ft
BIG BEND 8 7,717 ft
IDLEWILD 24 8,893 ft
MORAINE PARK None 8,111 ft
GRAND VIEW 9 10,038 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
KEYSTONE RESORT 36" 60° 24.66"
ELDORA MOUNTAIN RESORT 24" 66° 29.47"
ECHO MOUNTAIN PARK 18" 65° 31.01"
SOLVISTA BASIN AT GRANBY RANCH 57" 47° 6.06"
SKI ESTES PARK (HIDDEN VALLEY) 42" 63° 22.05"
LOVELAND 57" 54° 21.7"
ARAPAHOE BASIN 57" 54° 21.7"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
UPPER NORTH FORK 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
BIG SOUTH 343.0cfs 12.0 Mi V to V+
SPENCER HEIGHTS 182.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V
LOWER SNAKE 14.2cfs 4.0 Mi III to III+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
RUSTIC (UPPER) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
UPPER CLEAR CREEK 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
GNAR SECTION 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
LOWER NARROWS 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
MAIN SECTION 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
MIDDLE NARROWS 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
STEVEN'S GULCH TO BRIDGES TAKE OUT 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
UPPER SOUTH BOULDER CREEK 5.0cfs None Mi V+
UPPER SOUTH BOULDER CREEK 5.0cfs None Mi V+
SSV - CONFLUENCE TO PICNIC GROUNDS 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
UPPER NARROWS 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+

Area Hydrology

Compare snow and flow conditions for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
SOUTH ST. VRAIN CREEK NEAR WARD
USGS 06722500
4 cfs 1.5 ft
FRASER RIVER AT UPPER STA
USGS 09022000
33 cfs 1.4 ft
ST. VRAIN CREEK AT LYONS
USGS 06724000
178 cfs 3.6 ft
S CLEAR CR ABV LWR CABIN CR RES SPILWY NR GEORGTWN
USGS 06714500
15 cfs 0.9 ft
NORTH FORK CACHE LA POUDRE R. AT LIVERMORE
USGS 06751490
15 cfs 7.2 ft
CLEAR CREEK ABV WEST FORK CLEAR CREEK NR EMPIRE CO
USGS 06715000
188 cfs 4.6 ft
CHICAGO CREEK BLW DEVILS CANYON NR IDAHO SPRGS CO
USGS 06717400
20 cfs 1.0 ft
LARAMIE RIVER NEAR GLENDEVEY
USGS 06657500
534 cfs 2.7 ft
ST. LOUIS CREEK NEAR FRASER
USGS 09026500
62 cfs 1.9 ft
COAL CREEK NEAR PLAINVIEW
USGS 06730300
1 cfs 0.3 ft
WILLIAMS FORK NEAR LEAL
USGS 09036000
353 cfs 2.9 ft
RANCH CREEK BLW MEADOW CR NR TABERNASH CO
USGS 09033100
204 cfs 8.5 ft
BLACK GORE CREEK NEAR MINTURN
USGS 09066000
95 cfs 3.9 ft
COLORADO R BELOW BAKER GULCH
USGS 09010500
351 cfs 7.3 ft
FALL RIVER NEAR IDAHO SPRINGS
USGS 06717000
28 cfs 4.2 ft
BEAR CREEK ABOVE BEAR CREEK LAKE NEAR MORRISON
USGS 06710605
16 cfs 3.9 ft
SOUTH FORK OF WILLIAMS FORK NEAR LEAL
USGS 09035900
116 cfs 3.0 ft
KEYSTONE GULCH NEAR DILLON
USGS 09047700
11 cfs 2.2 ft
WILLIAMS FORK BELOW WILLIAMS FORK RESERVOIR
USGS 09038500
18 cfs 0.8 ft
MOFFAT WATER TUNNEL AT EAST PORTAL
USGS 09022500
290 cfs 2.7 ft
BERTHOUD PASS DITCH AT BERTHOUD PASS
USGS 09021500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
BLUE RIVER NEAR DILLON
USGS 09046600
219 cfs 5.4 ft
LEFT HAND CREEK AT HOVER ROAD NEAR LONGMONT
USGS 06724970
16 cfs 5.9 ft
BOULDER CR AT NORTH 75TH ST NR BOULDER
USGS 06730200
151 cfs 5.3 ft
BLUE RIVER BELOW DILLON
USGS 09050700
56 cfs 0.9 ft
FRASER RIVER AT WINTER PARK
USGS 09024000
48 cfs 1.4 ft
GORE CREEK AT UPPER STATION
USGS 09065500
148 cfs 3.5 ft
MICHIGAN RIVER NEAR CAMERON PASS
USGS 06614800
9 cfs 2.9 ft
ST VRAIN CR BLW BOULDER CR AT HWY 119 NR LONGMONT
USGS 06730525
120 cfs 9.8 ft
BEAR CREEK ABOVE EVERGREEN
USGS 06710385
32 cfs 4.5 ft
CHERRY CREEK AT DENVER
USGS 06713500
16 cfs 3.4 ft
COLORADO RIVER BL SHADOW MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR
USGS 09015000
1,110 cfs 3.8 ft
BEAR CREEK AT MOUTH
USGS 06711500
22 cfs 2.5 ft
CACHE LA POUDRE RIVER AT FORT COLLINS
USGS 06752260
984 cfs 4.2 ft
SOUTH CLEAR CREEK ABV LOWER CABIN CREEK RESERVOIR
USGS 06714400
16 cfs 5.5 ft
COLORADO RIVER NEAR GRANBY
USGS 09019500
77 cfs 1.6 ft
CABIN CREEK NEAR FRASER
USGS 09032100
14 cfs 2.3 ft
BIG THOMPSON RIVER AT LOVELAND
USGS 06741510
81 cfs 1.5 ft
CACHE LA POUDRE R AB BOXELDER C
USGS 06752280
756 cfs 4.7 ft
N FRK CACHE LA POUDRE R BLW HALLIGAN RES NR V DAL
USGS 06751150
122 cfs 3.1 ft
WEST FORK CLEAR CREEK ABV MOUTH NR EMPIRE
USGS 06716100
149 cfs 5.3 ft
GRAND LAKE OUTLET BLW CHIPMUNK LN AT GRAND LK
USGS 09014050
20 cfs 8.5 ft
MONTE CRISTO DIVERSION NEAR HOOSIER PASS
USGS 09041900
9 cfs 0.7 ft
CACHE LA POUDRE R A MO OF CN
USGS 06752000
2,560 cfs 5.7 ft
LEAVENWORTH CREEK @ MOUTH NR GEORGETOWN
USGS 06714800
22 cfs 3.9 ft
NORTH CLEAR CREEK ABOVE MOUTH NR BLACKHAWK
USGS 06718550
14 cfs 4.1 ft
LARAMIE R BL PIONEER CANAL NR WOODS LANDING
USGS 06659502
1,010 cfs 3.2 ft
WILLIAMS FORK NEAR PARSHALL
USGS 09037500
739 cfs 4.0 ft
WILLIAMS FORK ABOVE DARLING CREEK
USGS 09035700
185 cfs 6.4 ft
SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT DENVER
USGS 06714000
136 cfs 2.9 ft
COLORADO RIVER BELOW LAKE GRANBY
USGS 09019000
71 cfs 3.8 ft
MIDDLE BOULDER CREEK AT NEDERLAND
USGS 06725500
190 cfs 2.1 ft
MICHIGAN RIVER AT WALDEN
USGS 06617100
154 cfs 2.5 ft
LITTLE LARAMIE RIVER NEAR FILMORE
USGS 06661000
671 cfs 2.9 ft
MCCULLOUGH-SP-DIVERSION NEAR HOOSIER PASS
USGS 09044800
45 cfs 1.7 ft
RANCH CREEK NEAR FRASER
USGS 09032000
53 cfs 5.3 ft
PLUM CREEK AT TITAN RD NR LOUVIERS
USGS 06709530
5 cfs 7.9 ft
SAND CREEK AT COLORADO-WYOMING STATE LINE
USGS 06659580
3 cfs 0.5 ft
STRAIGHT CR BLW LASKEY GULCH NR DILLON
USGS 09051050
55 cfs 4.7 ft
SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT ENGLEWOOD
USGS 06711565
73 cfs 1.5 ft
BEAR CREEK AT MORRISON
USGS 06710500
26 cfs 6.1 ft
JOE WRIGHT CREEK ABOVE JOE WRIGHT RESERVOIR
USGS 06746095
1 cfs 4.1 ft
TENMILE CREEK BL NORTH TENMILE C
USGS 09050100
452 cfs 3.3 ft
LARAMIE RIVER AT LARAMIE
USGS 06660000
321 cfs 6.1 ft
ST. VRAIN CREEK BELOW LONGMONT
USGS 06725450
-999,999 cfs ft
SOUTH PLATTE RIVER BELOW UNION AVE
USGS 06710247
60 cfs 11.0 ft
WILLIAMS FORK BELOW STEELMAN CREEK
USGS 09035500
93 cfs 4.2 ft
JOE WRIGHT CREEK BELOW JOE WRIGHT RESERVOIR
USGS 06746110
60 cfs 2.3 ft
SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT WATERTON
USGS 06708000
65 cfs 0.8 ft
LEFT HAND CREEK NEAR BOULDER
USGS 06724500
103 cfs 1.6 ft
CLEAR CREEK AT GOLDEN
USGS 06719505
366 cfs 5.1 ft
CLEAR CREEK NEAR LAWSON
USGS 06716500
343 cfs 4.1 ft
ELK CREEK AT UPPER STATION
USGS 09025300
1 cfs 5.1 ft
SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT SOUTH PLATTE
USGS 06707500
552 cfs 3.2 ft
BOBTAIL CREEK NEAR JONES PASS
USGS 09034900
34 cfs 3.6 ft
SNAKE RIVER NEAR MONTEZUMA
USGS 09047500
223 cfs 2.2 ft
LITTLE DRY CREEK AT WESTMINSTER
USGS 06719840
3 cfs 7.4 ft
WILLOW CREEK BELOW WILLOW CREEK RESERVOIR
USGS 09021000
247 cfs 4.3 ft
VASQUEZ CREEK AT WINTER PARK
USGS 09025000
76 cfs 2.3 ft
BLUE RIVER AT BLUE RIVER
USGS 09046490
90 cfs 1.5 ft
FOURMILE CREEK AT ORODELL
USGS 06727500
14 cfs 5.1 ft
BIG DRY CREEK AT WESTMINSTER
USGS 06720820
2 cfs 1.5 ft
BOULDER CREEK NEAR ORODELL
USGS 06727000
94 cfs 2.3 ft
COLORADO RIVER AT WINDY GAP
USGS 09034250
168 cfs 3.9 ft
BUCKHORN CREEK NEAR MASONVILLE
USGS 06739500
23 cfs 6.9 ft
GRAND RIVER DITCH AT LA POUDRE PASS
USGS 09010000
157 cfs 2.1 ft
FRASER RIVER BLW CROOKED CR AT TABERNASH CO
USGS 09033300
101 cfs 4.8 ft
BOULDER CREEK AT MOUTH
USGS 06730500
50 cfs 9.7 ft
COLUMBINE DITCH NEAR FREMONT PASS
USGS 09061500
16 cfs 0.8 ft
ILLINOIS CREEK NEAR RAND
USGS 06617500
188 cfs 3.2 ft
EAST FORK EAGLE RIVER NEAR CLIMAX
USGS 09061600
28 cfs 0.7 ft
BEMROSE-HOOSIER DIVERSION NEAR HOOSIER PASS
USGS 09044300
6 cfs 0.5 ft
PIONEER CANAL NEAR WOODS
USGS 06659501
174 cfs 1.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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