Remember, the visitor center is at 11,796 ft. and the plows just got to it last week. This was the snowy view this morning (click it for current view):
Looks like someone cleared some of the snow away to open up the field of view, but it will take another upward nudge and a lot more melting to look like last year.
By evening, the camera had been adjusted, the clouds had cleared, and the sun was behind the camera:
Last July the view looked like this: