SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT



  • Snowpack
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 222% below the seasonal average of 1". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2010, when snowpack depth was observed at 10.0 inches.
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • -1.0" of snowmelt over the past 24 hours has receeded the total snowpack to -1.0" and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 0.1".

  • Air Temp
  • 68°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 56° - 68° over the next 5 days.

Nearby Snow Forecasts

Hourly snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Snow Forecast

  • Next 5 Days
  • 0"
  • Today, Sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Tomorrow, A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 68. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Paonia State Park 13 6,467 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
Coffee Pot Spring 10 10,084 ft
Avalanche 13 7,320 ft
Erickson Springs 18 6,830 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort -1" 68° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1950.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1950.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1210.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1950.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1210.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1950.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1210.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1950.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1950.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1950.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Waterfall to Confluence 388.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 572.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Cemetery 572.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1950.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 1210.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Avalanche Down 59.8cfs 12.0 Mi III
New Castle to Silt 1950.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Bogan Canyon 59.8cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Oh Be Joyful 196.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
Barrel Springs 1210.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Crystal Mill Falls 59.8cfs None Mi V- to V
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1950.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Catherine Store Section 388.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Gunnison River Below Gunnison Tunnel
USGS 09128000
601 cfs 2.6 ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
31 cfs 0.7 ft
East River Bl Cement Creek Nr Crested Butte
USGS 09112200
59 cfs 0.8 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
106 cfs 1.9 ft
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
0 cfs 0.8 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
44 cfs 2.7 ft
Tomichi Creek At Gunnison
USGS 09119000
43 cfs 1.1 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
57 cfs 2.8 ft
Roaring Fork River Ab Difficult C Nr Aspen
USGS 09073300
10 cfs 0.9 ft
Crystal River Ab Avalanche C
USGS 09081600
60 cfs 0.7 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Aspen
USGS 09073400
13 cfs 0.6 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
14 cfs 1.9 ft
Big Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09099500
16 cfs 1.3 ft
Minnesota Creek Near Paonia
USGS 09134000
4 cfs ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
224 cfs 2.0 ft
Fryingpan River At Meredith
USGS 09080100
30 cfs 1.8 ft
Terror Creek At Mouth Near Bowie
USGS 09132995
2 cfs ft
Hubbard Creek Above Iron Point Gulch Nr Bowie
USGS 09132940
6 cfs ft
N.F. Gunnison R Blw Leroux Cr
USGS 09135950
47 cfs 7.3 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Emma
USGS 09081000
388 cfs 5.3 ft
Taylor River At Almont
USGS 09110000
166 cfs 1.7 ft
E Fork Terror Cr Blw Cottonwood Stomp Nr Bowie
USGS 09132985
0 cfs ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
292 cfs 2.2 ft
East River At Almont Co.
USGS 09112500
62 cfs 2.6 ft
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
196 cfs 1.0 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
54 cfs 1.4 ft
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
572 cfs 2.5 ft
Cimarron River Bl Squaw Creek
USGS 09127000
22 cfs 7.6 ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs ft
Hunter Creek Near Aspen
USGS 09074000
8 cfs 1.1 ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
17 cfs 3.7 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
1,210 cfs 2.6 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Below Paonia
USGS 09134100
8 cfs 0.4 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
114 cfs 4.1 ft
Surface Creek At Cedaredge
USGS 09143500
18 cfs 1.0 ft
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
9 cfs 2.2 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,950 cfs 4.2 ft
Surface Creek Near Cedaredge
USGS 09143000
33 cfs 2.7 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
1" 1"
Slumgullion
SNOTEL 762
1" 1"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
2" 0"
Battle Mountain
SNOTEL 317
2" 1"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
1" 1"

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