Historically, Ben Lomond is one of the snowiest places in Utah. The snowpack there at 8000 feet usually rivals that near 9,500 feet in the central Wasatch.
|A 13 foot snowpack at 8000 feet on Ben|
Lomond Peak, 26 April 2005
|Ben Lomond Snowpack Snow Water Equivalent. Source: NWS|
In many ways, Ben Lomond is an enigma in the Wasatch Mountains. It has a "feast or famine" snow climate. Usually there are enough feasts that the snowpack there is impressive, but this year, the pickins have been slim.