Pathfinder Dam



Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.4680163°, -106.8539343°
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5846 ft. (1782 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Pathfinder Dam is covered by the Pathfinder Dam, WY US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Dams

Pathfinder Dam 0.0 mi
Pathfinder Dike Dam 0.3 mi
Irvine Dam 5.0 mi
Dry Gulch Dam 6.0 mi
Cardinell Dam 6.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Woody Creek, CO 221 mi
Leadville, CO 224 mi
Snowmass Village, CO 225 mi
Aspen, CO 226 mi
Redstone, CO 228 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Pathfinder Reservoir Water 0.0 mi
Pathfinder Cemetery Man-made 1.1 mi
Pathfinder Mountain Land 1.5 mi
Woolf Point Water 1.6 mi
Swede Spring Water 2.0 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is PATHFINDER which is approximately 0 miles away and has an elevation of 5,930 feet (84 feet higher than Pathfinder Dam). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .35" 32.5° 14.0°
February .35" 36.2° 17.0°
March .62" 46.7° 25.0°
April 1.22" 56.6° 31.5°
May 1.86" 65.9° 39.7°
June 1.06" 78.3° 48.1°
July .96" 85.4° 53.9°
August .63" 84.4° 52.5°
September .73" 73.8° 43.5°
October .93" 61.5° 34.3°
November .55" 44.4° 25.2°
December .29" 34.3° 15.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 58% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 66% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.