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Jul 23, 2014
Anyone been up to Lone Peak in the past few days? I am trying to get an idea if there is any water left up there or not.

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Mac
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Joined May 29, 2011
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Jul 23, 2014
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There is still snow in the cirque albeit not very much. The lower stream in the gully beneath the hyperform wall flows 24/7 until the snow melt ceases. Greg G
From SLC, UT
Joined Oct 3, 2008
813 points
Jul 30, 2014
Went up on Saturday (7/26). Water is getting scarce. We took the approach from Alpine, and the spring after the second Hamongog is still running pretty fully. After that there was no water until we got into the cirque. There are some small snow patches around the summit walls but I never saw them running. There are still small pools (a few gallons) if you hike 10 minutes down towards the exit from the cirque....don't know how long they will last. Mike Marmar
From Salt Lake City, UT
Joined Aug 25, 2013
95 points
Aug 10, 2014
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Last post for water at lone peak cirque was 11 days ago and with low amounts, so I assume water is now pretty none existent up there. Anyone able to confirm that? ArashFarhang
Joined May 22, 2014
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Aug 13, 2014
I got word from a friend who went up on Sunday 08/10 that there were still some small pools of water in the gully on the way into the cirque, and very small snow patches at the top of the cirque. I guess the recent cool temperatures have helped them to last a bit longer.

Anyone else been up recently and have more info?
Mike Marmar
From Salt Lake City, UT
Joined Aug 25, 2013
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