Trail Details

Second Hamongog from Schoolhouse Springs Trailhead<br />via First Hamongog

Second Hamongog from Schoolhouse Springs Trailhead
via First Hamongog

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.0 to 6.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2640 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 825 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: There’s a junction in First Hamongog. The left fork will take you to Second Hamongog. The right fork goes east, toward Dry Creek. This trail going to 2nd Hamongog goes through maple, which gives way to conifers as you get higher. 7
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Trailhead
Schoolhouse Springs TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5510 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: To get to the Schoolhouse Springs trailhead, follow the main road north through Alpine. It will eventually curve to the east. Turn north on Grove Street. It goes north with a sharp 90 degree curve to the east. Take the first left after the curve, then the first left off that road. Follow the dirt road to the Lehi Water Tank. The trail starts when you crawl through the gate.


Waypoint 1
First Hamongog
 Elevation: 7100  Feature: Meadow
Notes: First, what is a hamongog? In this instance, it means moutain meadow. The name is derived from a reference in the bible meaning Valley of the multitudes of Gog. The trail is to this meadow is somewhat boring. However, all trails leading away are fantastic. The trail splits here, the left for continues to 2nd Hamongog and the right trail go to East Hamongog.


Destination
Second Hamongog
 Elevation: 8150  Feature: Meadow
Notes: It is a good sized meadow surrounded on most sides by conifers. It is an excellent place to camp overnight if you want to rest before hitting the higher peaks.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.506077    Longitude: -111.753033 

 WasatchHiker Map (shows trails)    
 Google Map (shows lat/lon on map)


External Links
for this trail
Photos  WasatchHiker.com
Route Description  LonePeakWilderness


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