SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT



  • Snowpack
  • 38.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 12% below the seasonal average of 43". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2011, when snowpack depth was observed at 56.0 inches.
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 2"
  • The mountain reports 2.0" of new snowfall today, raising snowpack levels to 38.0" and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 10.5".

  • Air Temp
  • 22°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 22° - 42° over the next 5 days.

Snow Forecast

  • Next 5 Days
  • 1-4"
  • Today, Sunny, with a high near 22. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Source: CAIC

Nearby Snow Forecasts

Hourly snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
Coffee Pot Spring 10 10,084 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Avalanche 13 7,320 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Paonia State Park 13 6,467 ft
Erickson Springs 18 6,830 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort 38" 22° 0.9"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1050.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
Barrel Springs 732.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1050.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 732.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Crystal Mill Falls 26.9cfs None Mi V- to V
Avalanche Down 26.9cfs 12.0 Mi III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1050.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1050.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1050.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Bogan Canyon 26.9cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1050.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1050.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1050.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 314.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1050.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 732.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
New Castle to Silt 1050.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 732.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Waterfall to Confluence 181.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Catherine Store Section 181.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Cemetery 314.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Oh Be Joyful 267.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
Barrel Springs 732.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
45 cfs 2.2 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
40 cfs 2.7 ft
Crystal River Ab Avalanche C
USGS 09081600
27 cfs 0.4 ft
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
16 cfs 3.8 ft
Big Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09099500
7 cfs 1.1 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
69 cfs 3.7 ft
Taylor River At Almont
USGS 09110000
160 cfs 1.6 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
87 cfs 3.0 ft
Hunter Creek Near Aspen
USGS 09074000
8 cfs 1.1 ft
Fryingpan River At Meredith
USGS 09080100
457 cfs 3.3 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
46 cfs 1.0 ft
Minnesota Creek Near Paonia
USGS 09134000
4 cfs ft
East River Bl Cement Creek Nr Crested Butte
USGS 09112200
85 cfs 0.6 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
45 cfs 1.9 ft
E Fork Terror Cr Blw Cottonwood Stomp Nr Bowie
USGS 09132985
0 cfs ft
Gunnison River Below Gunnison Tunnel
USGS 09128000
399 cfs 2.1 ft
Surface Creek Near Cedaredge
USGS 09143000
8 cfs 2.3 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Emma
USGS 09081000
181 cfs 4.7 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Roaring Fork River Ab Difficult C Nr Aspen
USGS 09073300
15 cfs 1.0 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Aspen
USGS 09073400
15 cfs 0.5 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
732 cfs 2.0 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
130 cfs 4.1 ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
73 cfs 4.1 ft
Surface Creek At Cedaredge
USGS 09143500
5 cfs 0.7 ft
Cimarron River Bl Squaw Creek
USGS 09127000
89 cfs 7.8 ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs ft
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
267 cfs 7.5 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Below Paonia
USGS 09134100
48 cfs 0.7 ft
Tomichi Creek At Gunnison
USGS 09119000
76 cfs 1.3 ft
Terror Creek At Mouth Near Bowie
USGS 09132995
2 cfs ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
252 cfs 1.8 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
217 cfs 2.0 ft
East River At Almont Co.
USGS 09112500
99 cfs 2.5 ft
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
314 cfs 2.2 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,050 cfs 3.5 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
277 cfs 2.5 ft
Hubbard Creek Above Iron Point Gulch Nr Bowie
USGS 09132940
6 cfs ft
N.F. Gunnison R Blw Leroux Cr
USGS 09135950
52 cfs 7.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
20" 4"
glenwood springs .64 s, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-1
0.47" 0"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
58" 3"
colona 4nw
SNOTEL CLNC2
2.11" -0.07"
crested butte coop
SNOTEL CBUC2
16.73" 1.5"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
43" 3"
Park Reservoir
SNOTEL 682
55" 1"
Battle Mountain
SNOTEL 317
27" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
39" 0"
Upper Rio Grande
SNOTEL 839
23" 0"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
47" 3"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
72" 6"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
17.44" 0.82"
montrose 7.3 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-MT-31
3.14" -0.35"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
78" 3"
Lizard Head Pass
SNOTEL 586
40" 1"
carbondale 5.9 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-51
10.2" 0.54"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
29" 1"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
82" 1"
Molas Lake
SNOTEL 632
44" 1"
cedaredge 1.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-DL-54
2.68" -0.28"
Mineral Creek
SNOTEL 629
40" 0"
cimarron 8nw ham
SNOTEL CKDC2
4.94" 0.37"
Cascade #2
SNOTEL 387
24" 1"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
38" 2"
steamboat springs 0.7 ese, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-53
26.52" 0.84"
basalt 5.8 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-6
5.25" 2.63"
ouray .23 nnw, co
SNOTEL CO-OR-2
8.91" 0.09"
Cascade
SNOTEL 386
26" 0"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
38" 1"
cedaredge 3e
SNOTEL CEDC2
2.89" -0.28"
silverton 0.3 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SJ-4
17.85" -0.17"
Burro Mountain
SNOTEL 378
43" 4"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
30" 0"
glenwood springs 7.0 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-67
14.42" 0.63"
carbondale 4.6 nne, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-49
8.96" 0.49"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
39" 1"
Spud Mountain
SNOTEL 780
56" 1"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
55" 0"
Beartown
SNOTEL 327
49" -1"
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
15.57" 0.79"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
70" 4"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
46.98" 1.82"
Slumgullion
SNOTEL 762
41" 0"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
56" 0"
creede 0.2 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-MN-4
4.85" -0.2"
Lost Dog
SNOTEL 940
61" 0"
gunnison 3wsw
SNOTEL GUXC2
4.94" 0.37"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
37" 5"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
46.38" 1.91"
gunnison coop
SNOTEL GUNC2
5.58" 0.3"
montrose 1.6 e, co
SNOTEL CO-MT-36
0.53" -0.34"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
30" 1"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
84" 2"

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