Bear Lake Snow Conditions

Bear Lake November 26

Bear Lake Trailhead on Thanksgiving Day (11/26/15)

NPS/Jon Olsen

 

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: Contact the Colorado Avalanche Information Center at: http://avalanche.state.co.us/index.php
or call (303) 499-9650

Bear Lake Weather
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Date 2/5/16 7:30 am
Snow Depth 45" with no new snow
Temperature: High 19º, Low 2º, Current 8º
Partly-cloudy skies; west winds 8-12 mph gusting to 16 mph
Trails : Excellent
Roads parkwide: WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS; snowpacked + icy + drifting. You should have 4WD or winter tires.
Hidden Valley: Sledding conditions good.

Date 2/4/16 8:30 am
Snow Depth 46" with 1" new snow
Temperature: High 7º, Low -1º, Current 6º
Clear skies; west winds 20-25 mph gusting to 35 mph
Trails : Excellent
Roads parkwide: WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS; snowpacked with significant drifting on all roads. All vehicles (particularly low clearance vehicles) should use caution on roads. Plows are working but expect an ongoing problem throughout the day. You should have 4WD or winter tires.
Hidden Valley: Sledding conditions good.

Date 2/3/16 9:30 am
Snow Depth 49" with 1" new snow
Temperature: High 13º, Low -3º, Current 4º
Partly-cloudy; west winds 5-7 mph, not currently snowing
Trails : Excellent
Roads parkwide: WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS; snowpacked. You should have 4WD or winter tires
Hidden Valley: Sledding conditions good. At 0815: 1º, light winds

Date 2/2/16 7:45 am
Snow Depth 51" with 10" new
Temperature: High 16º, Low 4º, Current 5º
Cloudy and calm, not currently snowing
Trails : Excellent
Roads parkwide: WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS; snowpacked. You should have 4WD or winter tires
Hidden Valley: Sledding Excellent

Date 2/1/16 7:45 am
Snow Depth 44" with 6½" new
Temperature: High 20º, Low 3º, Current 6º
Cloudy and calm
Trails : Excellent
Roads parkwide: WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS; snowpacked. You should have 4WD or winter tires
Hidden Valley: Sledding Excellent

Date: 1/30/16 8:30 am
Snow Depth 35" with 1" new
Winds 8-10 mph with light snow
Trails : Good
Roads: Snowpacked
Hidden Valley: 1" new snow


Date 1/29/16 7:30 am
Snow Depth 35" with no new snow
Temperature: High 31º, Low 20º, Current 30º
Cloudy with winds 8-10 mph, lightly snowing
Trails: Good with new snowpack
Roads: Snow covered
Hidden Valley: One inch new snow

Date 1/28/16 7:40 am
Snow Depth 32" with no new snow
Temperature: High 37º, Low 22º, Current 23º
West winds 15-20 mph
Trails: good condition
Roads: some patchy ice
Hidden Valley: sledding hill is patchy with bare spots/fair condition

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