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Continental Divide Trail Snow Conditions - May 22, 2019

Below you will find detailed and current snow conditions for the entire Continental Divide Trail. Types of information include current/average snow amount for date, current snow coverage, minimum/average/maximum amount for April 1st and an elevation profile so you can contrast snow conditions with elevation. Snow condtions are presented in graph and tabular format. This looks at trail snow, not snow pack.

The April 1st, 2019 Snow Report is complete!

5/22/2019 - CDT, Cuba NM to Twin Lakes CO - 509.7 miles - Well above average, %267
Covered by snow: 86.7%, No snow: 13.3%, Above average: 85.0%, Below average: 1.5%, About average: 13.6%,
Section detail: Cuba, NM to Twin Lakes, CO.

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Continental Divide Trail Snow Table, Highest to Lowest Order

This table has locations with SWE ordered from highest to lowest. Only locations with an average SWE greater than 3 inches are shown. Elevations are in feet, other values are inches unless otherwise stated. Click on column heading to sort by that column.

Trail MileMay 22, 2019 - Locations within a mile of measurementSWESWE Avg% SWE AvgElev
1479.5Usfs Rd Trail 1101, CO Seg 42, Routt County63.742.515010322
2029.9(no description)53.226.12048510
1474.5Lake/pond, Jackson County, Lake/pond52.433.315710355
1469.5possible water, Fishhook Lake, possible water51.625.62029892
2024.9possible water, possible water, possible water48.335.11388308
1490.0Routt County, Jackson County, cross straight ahead47.229.715911448
1485.0Routt County, Jackson County45.932.714011023
854.8Railroad Pass, San Juan National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest45.023.419211016
2010.0Grants Pass45.032.81378022
794.5possible water, possible water41.613.730410233
1549.8Fs Rd 412, cross left, cross straight ahead41.428.814410628
859.8Alberta Peak, San Juan National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest41.422.518411648
2034.9Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Natl Forest Develop Road 078 Trl, cross right41.029.91378191
849.8possible water, Rio Grande National Forest40.417.123611458
1495.0Lake/pond, possible water, cross left40.424.016810753
784.5cross straight ahead, cross right39.620.219610755
799.5(no description)39.519.120711175
819.9Lake/pond, El Rito Azul, possible water37.510.037511510
1829.8possible water, possible water, possible water37.217.820910634
1834.7possible water36.519.618610372
864.8cross left, San Juan National Forest, Weminuche Wilderness36.125.514211551
2434.6possible water, cross right, Deer Lodge County35.711.73058182
2339.8Lake/pond, possible water, Lake/pond35.618.61918723
1824.8cross right35.616.721310817
789.5Dixie Creek, possible water, New Mexico35.212.428410302
1839.7possible water, cross left35.216.521310828
944.5possible water, cross right, Lake/pond35.19.736212216
1539.8(no description)34.831.311110531
2039.9follow road, North Fork Split Creek, Natl Forest Develop Road 075 Trl34.825.81358057
1374.7Hallett Creek, cross straight ahead, possible water34.79.337310761
1434.5CO Seg 40, Grand County34.720.317111420
2344.7cross straight ahead, Big Swamp Creek, possible water33.710.93097964
1399.6cross straight ahead, possible water, Jackson County33.415.222010804
1184.7possible water, Lake/pond, Galena Lake33.017.119311329
949.5Lake/pond, cross right, cairn32.811.428812752
1844.7possible water, possible water, Green River Pass32.821.215510368
934.5possible water, possible water, San Juan County32.69.534312117
2439.6possible water, Deer Lodge County, possible water32.523.41398629
1299.9Grand County, Clear Creek County32.420.316012053
1819.8possible water, possible water, Hat Pass32.421.515110437
1954.6possible water, possible water32.417.31879449
810.0cairn, cairn32.017.618211689
2834.9possible water31.939.1826252
889.7possible water31.912.525511763
2000.021-081CG31.825.91237940
869.8possible water, cross straight ahead, Lake/pond31.722.813911380
2799.5possible water, possible water31.732.1997010
2994.6Flathead County, possible water31.66.74726890
1209.7Corbett Peak, Lake/pond31.521.614612045
1514.9Jackson County31.320.615210053
2349.7Lake/pond, Montana, possible water30.816.11918996
909.6cross left, Lake/pond, Rio Grande National Forest30.79.632012074
1394.6possible water, possible water, possible water30.513.72239585
1814.8cross right, possible water, cross left29.925.111910153
1554.8turn left29.918.815910354
939.5CO Seg 9, cross left, possible water29.87.738711805
2429.6cross right, Ravalli County29.718.41618577
1809.8cross right, possible water, possible water29.625.11189902
2459.5cross left, Lake/pond, possible water29.616.71778504
2794.6possible water, Burnt Creek, Burnt Creek29.434.9846606
1544.8possible water, cross road, cross straight ahead29.330.0989926
1429.5Grand County, Jackson County, cross left29.110.527711385
904.6possible water, Rio Grande National Forest, possible water28.96.743111837
2354.7Lake/pond, possible water28.913.12218571
2444.6possible water, possible water, cross left28.89.33107874
1214.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Colorado Trl28.717.716210907
929.6CO Seg 8, possible water, possible water28.57.339011786
1804.8cross right, possible water, possible water28.218.515210297
1224.6(no description)27.913.520712288
1189.7Longs Gulch27.818.015410837
899.7Knife Edge, cross straight ahead, San Juan National Forest27.510.526211991
879.7San Juan National Forest27.011.224112138
824.9possible water, possible water, Conejos County26.913.220411529
2464.5possible water, Upper Seymour Lake26.921.61258200
894.72013 West Fork Complex Fire, Hinsdale County, San Juan National Forest26.88.531511782
829.9possible water, Rio Grande National Forest, North Fork Conejos River26.710.725011530
1319.9Stewart Rd26.58.431511292
954.5cross straight ahead, Rio Grande National Forest, cross right26.38.829912470
805.0cairn, South San Juan Wilderness, possible water26.010.724312056
1174.7cross straight ahead, Lake/pond, North Willow Creek25.914.218210949
2804.5cross right, 2013 Rock Creek Fire, possible water25.930.3857416
1799.8possible water, cross right, cross left25.923.910810065
2449.6possible water, Deer Lodge County, possible water25.712.12128032
924.6San Juan National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest25.36.340212454
1414.6turn left, cross left, cross right25.319.513010918
1079.7leave road left, CO Seg 19, turn left25.39.227511385
914.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Rio Grande National Forest24.34.850611733
2314.8Darkhorse Creek, possible water, possible water24.115.61548003
2424.6Ravalli County, Beaverhead County24.118.51308207
1290.0possible water, possible water, possible water24.015.715311244
919.6cross straight ahead, possible water, Raber Lohr Ditch24.08.328910717
2309.8Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Idaho, MTID Seg 1023.926.6909032
960.0(no description)23.99.525212746
814.9cairn, Archuleta County, cairn23.68.727112101
2859.9Strawberry Creek, Pondera County, Strawberry Creek23.621.81086238
1254.6Park County, Glacier Peak23.59.724212319
1464.6leave road right, cross right, follow road23.412.61869579
2615.0Jefferson County23.412.11937981
1089.7turn left, Hunt Lake, leave road left23.112.019311304
2454.6East Fork Rock Creek23.120.01167875
2414.7Surprise Lake, possible water, possible water23.015.81468240
1124.6Texas Creek, Lake/pond, Lake/pond22.99.125210714
1259.5follow road, County Road 60, cross right22.810.421912318
2815.02013 Red Shale Fire, Hoxsey Creek22.612.11875684
1384.7possible water, 2013 Big Meadows Fire, Lower Granite Falls22.613.11739624
874.8San Juan National Forest, San Juan National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest22.410.920612278
1179.7(no description)22.212.118311030
2409.7Ravalli County, Bitterroot National Forest, Beaverhead County22.015.21458590
1419.6cross left, Jackson County, Grand County21.910.021910595
1094.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond21.76.732411564
774.8fence21.410.021410840
2044.9cross road, cross road, Black Canyon Loop Rd21.313.41598144
1280.0possible water21.311.219012042
1309.9Grand County, Clear Creek County, James Peak Wilderness21.313.216111856
1134.8cross right, Gunnison County21.27.229411407
1404.6cross left, Willow Pass Trl, possible water21.214.41479814
1500.0possible water, CO Seg 43, possible water21.113.51568493
2829.9cross left, Lake/pond21.030.2706895
1959.6possible water, cross right, cross left21.019.71078680
1794.9(no description)20.818.41139921
2825.0South Fork Lick Creek, possible water20.724.4856732
2079.6Lake/pond, Clark Lake, possible water20.716.31279367
2074.5Lionhead20.611.01879459
1439.5Jackson County20.417.012010985
1099.7possible water20.410.619211320
1129.8possible water20.410.319811195
839.9Archuleta County, San Juan National Forest, possible water20.414.414212666
834.9Adams Fork Conejos River, San Juan National Forest, Adams Fork Conejos River20.111.217911317
884.7Lake/pond, Piedra Pass, cross straight ahead20.07.726011423
2789.6No Name Gulch, Black Bear Creek19.923.5855764
1304.9Grand County, Stanley Mtn, Clear Creek County19.817.511312441
1519.9cross left, cross left, Usfs Rd 50019.814.81349451
2610.0Spring, Spring, possible water19.610.41888033
989.5possible water, cross straight ahead19.34.840211998
2809.5fence19.326.9725815
2064.9possible water, cross straight ahead, cross straight ahead19.39.52037714
1919.7cross right, possible water, cross straight ahead19.119.3999144
1334.8Rd 128u, possible water, Cabin Creek19.110.019110122
1104.7possible water18.96.927411769
1149.8fence, Little Willis Gulch, possible water18.86.728111274
1249.6Colorado Trl18.58.920810863
2015.0WY Seg 21, US Hwy 287, Old Faithful Rd18.415.51197603
2839.9Teton County, cross left, Lewis And Clark County18.220.1915805
1964.6WY Seg 19, possible water, cross right18.118.2998184
2334.8Blmtc4, MTID Seg 11, Miner Creek18.010.01807546
1084.7cross left, turn right, Original Monarch Pass18.06.826511683
1074.8cross straight ahead, Gunnison County17.96.627111906
999.6Cochetopa Creek, cross straight ahead, Lake/pond17.95.333812084
2619.9Jefferson County, Powell County, Tr66217.713.11358275
1774.9possible water, possible water17.68.12179471
2929.8Pitamakan Pass, cross left, cross right17.610.41697383
2989.6cross left, Ahern Creek17.65.23386745
1269.5Peru Creek, Warden Gulch, County Road 26017.38.819710528
2084.6(no description)17.23.74658245
1339.8Lake/pond, Dirt Rd, possible water17.210.216910293
1849.7possible water17.213.11318491
1869.7Gunsight Pass, possible water, possible water16.99.917110042
1424.5cross straight ahead, Grand County16.611.214810728
984.5Willow Creek, Lake/pond, possible water16.54.140212243
1899.7possible water, possible water, cross right16.512.41339083
1934.72012 North Buffalo Fire, 2011 Nowlin Fire, 2011 Nowlin Fire16.422.8728598
965.0cross straight ahead16.46.226513230
2255.0(no description)16.37.02339935
1914.7Moccasin Basin Rd, possible water, Dubois WY16.316.21018836
1534.8possible water16.113.21229610
969.5Rio Grande National Forest16.04.634812498
1779.9cross right15.97.62099212
2329.8cross right15.99.51677856
2864.9possible water, cross straight ahead, Blue Lake15.916.0995923
1109.7Chaffee County, Morgans Gulch, possible water15.65.230012820
1119.8(no description)15.64.931812312
1789.9possible water, Fs 10302, possible water15.512.61239300
1949.6possible water, possible water15.516.3958392
1069.7possible water, CO Seg 18, Marshall Pass15.24.831710859
994.6San Luis Pass, CO Seg 13, Saguache County15.13.641912061
979.5CO Seg 12, Lake City CO15.05.129411151
1324.8cross straight ahead, follow road, Rogers Pass14.97.320411902
2114.6Idaho, Clark County14.68.21788325
1509.9Spring, cross left, cross straight ahead14.512.91129166
1044.7cross right, Razor Creek, cross right14.45.028811102
2769.62012 Elbow Pass Complex Fire14.113.51045717
2744.7cross right13.99.21516437
2964.7possible water, cross right, Siyeh Creek13.95.72446538
1049.7(no description)13.74.828511334
1879.6Lake Of The Woods Rd, cross left, cross right13.79.11519239
2679.7(no description)13.76.52117608
1924.7Fremont County, possible water, possible water13.621.9628990
1344.8Indian Peaks Wilderness, fence, possible water13.610.21339867
2119.6Lake/pond, Montana, Lake/pond13.63.93499468
1989.5possible water, possible water13.510.41307952
2844.9cross straight ahead, cross left, Bowl Creek13.516.5825756
2109.7cross left, cross left, Montana13.57.11907952
780.0Forest Rd 74, cross left, cross left13.53.538610409
2049.9(no description)13.310.71247622
2969.7possible water, possible water13.36.52056185
1784.9cross right, possible water13.16.61989324
1524.9cross straight ahead, Jackson County, Colorado13.014.9879263
1529.9cross road, cross left, cross road13.017.0769758
2734.7Scapegoat Wilderness12.95.72267932
1064.7Grand Mesa, Saguache County, Pike and San Isabel National Forests12.84.032011499
2269.9Montana, Idaho12.65.02529030
1295.0(no description)12.514.58612804
1889.6possible water, Fremont County, possible water12.58.81429355
2019.9Little Firehole River, cross left, possible water12.413.1957355
2419.7Ravalli County, possible water, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest12.48.81417731
1904.7possible water, possible water, possible water12.413.0958700
2820.0possible water12.215.1816064
2279.9Idaho, Montana12.211.81039455
2359.7possible water12.25.72148423
974.5leave road left, Grand Mesa12.13.534611793
1379.7cairn, possible water, cairn12.15.820911993
844.8turn left, CO Seg 3, Elwood Pass12.010.012011675
2569.9possible water12.07.31647918
1559.8cross right, cross right12.09.71248868
2854.9East Fork Strawberry Creek, cross left11.719.1615706
1054.7Sargents Mesa, CO Seg 17, cross straight ahead11.53.731111720
1894.7Teton County11.512.3939715
1164.8Lake/pond, cross straight ahead, Lake/pond11.24.823310529
1274.5Summit County, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Clear Creek County11.27.016012875
1994.5(no description)11.29.31207908
1004.5Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond11.14.325810514
2684.7(no description)10.98.91227607
1329.8leave road left, Indian Peaks Wilderness, CO Seg 3410.75.220611748
2069.9Montana, cross left10.45.71827518
2624.9cross left, Jefferson County, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest10.39.51087323
2689.7S Fork, turn right, Gould Creek Rd9.94.62156897
1285.0possible water, gate, Bakerville W9.93.82619824
1409.6possible water, Jackson County, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest9.87.31349715
2984.7cross right, cross straight ahead, Flathead County9.85.01966886
1264.5Geneva Peak, cairn, cairn9.66.913913243
1909.7possible water, cross left9.211.6798496
2059.9Idaho9.18.31107958
2494.5turn right, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, turn right9.07.41228228
2774.6South Fork Sun River, possible water, South Fork Sun River8.99.7925374
2304.8(no description)8.99.4958700
1884.6cross left, possible water, possible water8.76.21409267
1169.7Mount Massive Wilderness, CO Seg 24, Elbert Creek8.75.117110086
1314.9James Peak Wilderness, Mill Creek, possible water8.410.48111381
1139.7South Fork Clear Creek, cross left, South Fork Clear Creek8.34.717710755
1974.5possible water, possible water, cross left8.37.61097453
2939.7Triple Divide Pass, possible water8.26.91197165
2754.6cross left, cross right, Spring8.23.02735863
2629.9cross straight ahead, possible water7.95.71397061
2634.7turn right, Ontario Creek7.75.41436862
2404.7cross straight ahead, cross straight ahead, MTID Seg 137.76.51187737
1369.7North Inlet, North Inlet, North Inlet7.74.91579041
2379.7Idaho, Montana7.54.01887143
2469.5possible water, Lake/pond, cross straight ahead7.45.51356989
1199.7Fiddler Creek, Jones Gulch Way, cross straight ahead7.35.61309973
1229.6Colorado Trl, Colorado Trl, Lake/pond7.24.018010041
2934.7possible water, North Fork Cut Bank Creek7.18.1885427
2499.5cross road7.06.21137796
2389.7Gibbons Pass Rd6.94.21647295
2694.7cross straight ahead6.93.12236779
1979.5cross left, 20-153CG, 20-146CG6.74.61467502
1114.7possible water6.43.319411905
1755.0cross straight ahead, cross left, Shoshone National Forest6.43.91648784
2674.7MTID Seg 21, possible water, Faith Gulch5.83.71577007
1969.6possible water, possible water5.712.6457829
2319.8Jahnke Creek, Blind Canyon5.73.91467603
1874.6possible water, possible water, possible water5.710.9529141
2644.7cross left, Lewis And Clark County, Powell County5.43.51546631
2054.9cross left, Montana, leave road left4.63.61286947
2874.9(no description)4.38.0546896
1504.9English Creek, Lost Dog Creek4.25.6758189
1244.6Colorado Trl3.94.68510613
2729.7Lewis and Clark National Forest3.83.01277235
1760.0possible water, possible water3.45.4638622
2245.0Idaho, Montana3.45.1679411
2530.0cross right, Basin Creek, turn right3.34.3777220
2104.7Hell Roaring Creek, Hell Roaring Canyon, cross left3.33.4977130
2574.9possible water3.13.11006977
1939.6possible water3.08.4367467
2764.6Straight Creek, possible water2.75.8475790
2399.7(no description)2.65.7467410
2209.6Little Deadman Creek, cross right, gate2.23.5638586
2904.8cross right, Railroad Creek2.06.7305568
1219.6fence, cross right, cross straight ahead1.54.0389930
2899.8possible water1.58.1195822
1864.72013 Green Fire, possible water1.59.5168993
2879.8cross left1.53.5435891
2274.9(no description)1.53.5438946
1194.7Lake County, Eagle County, Leadville CO1.34.13210449
2089.6Montana1.33.8347414
2894.8cross right, cross left1.24.6265493
2884.8cross straight ahead, Woods Creek, cross left1.23.0405590
2889.8Pondera County, cross straight ahead, cross straight ahead1.18.9125857
2869.9(no description)1.05.4196041
2294.9(no description)1.06.5158586
2094.7Montana, Idaho0.94.5207564
2535.0cross straight ahead, possible water, cross straight ahead0.85.1167673
2979.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, cross straight ahead0.64.8135200
2784.6possible water, Reef Creek0.66.995248
2299.8cross right, Spr Of Kny Crk, cross straight ahead0.53.3158269
1564.8possible water, Divide Peak0.46.868642
2324.8Berry Creek, turn left, possible water0.24.647144
1854.7(no description)0.011.408018
1859.7possible water, cross left, cross straight ahead0.05.307997
2849.9cross straight ahead, Grimsley Creek0.08.905402
1944.6possible water, possible water, possible water0.09.807676
2959.7Saint Mary River, Virginia Creek, cross left0.05.204595
1929.7cross right, cross right0.016.607640
2944.7Red Eagle Creek0.03.705066

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