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Is Royal Gorge snowsure?

The snowiest week in Royal Gorge is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 51cm of snowfall. Check out the Royal Gorge Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Royal Gorge

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December22cm2.0 days
January29cm1.9 days
February26cm2.2 days
March31cm2.3 days
April12cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Royal Gorge during July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Royal Gorge is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Royal Gorge normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2012m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (4734m) is far above the middle elevation of Royal Gorge. Snowfall is very unlikely in Royal Gorge at the start of July but there is a 50% chance that one day will be rainy. Warm day temperatures in Royal Gorge during week one of July. The average temperature extremes are between 16.9°C and 20.3°C at the middle elevation. Almost always sunny at this time of year. Most years, there is just one totally overcast day per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Royal Gorge and (2007 – 2018).


Royal Gorge


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Royal Gorge and (2007 – 2018)


Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days

The most cherished days on the mountain in Royal Gorge are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Royal Gorge and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Royal Gorge are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Royal Gorge and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Royal Gorge are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.