SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT



  • Snowpack
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 233% below the seasonal average of 1". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2017, when snowpack depth was observed at 4.0 inches.
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a -1.0" snowpack and a 0.1" snow water equivalent. Perched in colorado, Sunlight Mountain Resort air temperatures were recorded at 54.0° at last check.

  • Air Temp
  • 74°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 74° - 78° over the next 5 days.

Nearby Snow Forecasts

Hourly snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Snow Forecast

  • Next 5 Days
  • 0"
  • Today, A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Patchy smoke before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tomorrow, Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Erickson Springs 18 6,830 ft
Avalanche 13 7,320 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
Coffee Pot Spring 10 10,084 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
Paonia State Park 13 6,467 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort -1" 74° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Oh Be Joyful 816.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 3650.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 3650.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
New Castle to Silt 3650.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Bogan Canyon 817.0cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Two Rivers to South Canyon 3650.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Waterfall to Confluence 1120.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1640.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Barrel Springs 1590.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 3650.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1590.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 1590.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 3650.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1640.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Cemetery 2010.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 3650.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 3650.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 3650.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Avalanche Down 817.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Catherine Store Section 1070.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 2010.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 3650.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
Crystal Mill Falls 817.0cfs None Mi V- to V

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
12 cfs 1.7 ft
Taylor River At Almont
USGS 09110000
392 cfs 2.3 ft
N.F. Gunnison R Blw Leroux Cr
USGS 09135950
83 cfs 7.7 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
347 cfs 2.2 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
308 cfs 2.6 ft
Big Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09099500
4 cfs 0.9 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Aspen
USGS 09073400
184 cfs 1.7 ft
Hunter Creek Near Aspen
USGS 09074000
8 cfs 1.1 ft
East River Bl Cement Creek Nr Crested Butte
USGS 09112200
543 cfs 2.5 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
8 cfs 1.8 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
787 cfs 5.2 ft
Minnesota Creek Near Paonia
USGS 09134000
4 cfs ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
21 cfs 2.3 ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
17 cfs 3.7 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
501 cfs 2.6 ft
Smith Fork Near Lazear
USGS 09129600
0 cfs 4.2 ft
Surface Creek Near Cedaredge
USGS 09143000
27 cfs 2.6 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Emma
USGS 09081000
1,070 cfs 6.6 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Tomichi Creek At Gunnison
USGS 09119000
96 cfs 1.3 ft
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
36 cfs 2.6 ft
Roaring Fork River Ab Difficult C Nr Aspen
USGS 09073300
121 cfs 1.9 ft
Cimarron River Bl Squaw Creek
USGS 09127000
112 cfs 8.4 ft
Terror Creek At Mouth Near Bowie
USGS 09132995
2 cfs ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs ft
East River At Almont Co.
USGS 09112500
457 cfs 3.7 ft
E Fork Terror Cr Blw Cottonwood Stomp Nr Bowie
USGS 09132985
0 cfs ft
Hubbard Creek Above Iron Point Gulch Nr Bowie
USGS 09132940
6 cfs ft
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
816 cfs 1.7 ft
Crystal River Ab Avalanche C
USGS 09081600
817 cfs 2.6 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Below Paonia
USGS 09134100
48 cfs 0.7 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
3,650 cfs 5.2 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
1,590 cfs 3.0 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
109 cfs 1.5 ft
Gunnison River Below Gunnison Tunnel
USGS 09128000
489 cfs 2.4 ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
195 cfs 1.7 ft
Surface Creek At Cedaredge
USGS 09143500
15 cfs 1.0 ft
Fryingpan River At Meredith
USGS 09080100
281 cfs 2.8 ft
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
2,010 cfs 3.9 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
121 cfs 3.0 ft
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