Lake Powell closed.

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Jeeper wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:01 pm 62FC983E-DF5C-49D6-81A2-5DF2B6FA23D9.jpeg9C7C72EA-EAA2-4646-A77A-2B20491C0125.jpegThe last ramp open at Wahweep, it’s below the cement. When it drops 2 more feet they will close the ramp. The other ramp is Antelope Point, only good for launching kayak’s.
We were down the last week of June and launched at Bullfrog Executive ramp fine....on the lake for a week and then home for a week. Back down the second week of July and launched fine....but could see the end of the concrete. Lake dropped a foot and half while we were out on the houseboat and when we loaded back up, had to drop the trailer off the end of the ramp's 8" drop and then 4x4 low range and creep it back up and over with the boat on the trailer. It was dicey and wasn't fun at all but we got out safely and without any damage to the boat or trailer. Since then, I know they are installing metal mats in some areas as a temporary bandaid to allow launching for a while longer, but ultimately if we don't get a big snowfall this next winter, the end result for Lake Powell recreation isn't going to be good.
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Jeeper wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:01 pm 62FC983E-DF5C-49D6-81A2-5DF2B6FA23D9.jpeg9C7C72EA-EAA2-4646-A77A-2B20491C0125.jpegThe last ramp open at Wahweep, it’s below the cement. When it drops 2 more feet they will close the ramp. The other ramp is Antelope Point, only good for launching kayak’s.
Wow, that is now a long walk up the ramp!
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I'm sending the snow gods your way this year!
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Big Block Power wrote: Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:56 pm I'm sending the snow gods your way this year!
We would greatly appreciate that.
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kas232ca wrote: Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:25 pm
Jeeper wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:01 pm 62FC983E-DF5C-49D6-81A2-5DF2B6FA23D9.jpeg9C7C72EA-EAA2-4646-A77A-2B20491C0125.jpegThe last ramp open at Wahweep, it’s below the cement. When it drops 2 more feet they will close the ramp. The other ramp is Antelope Point, only good for launching kayak’s.
Wow, that is now a long walk up the ramp!
It’s a long way but most of the boaters are pretty good about giving rides up and down the ramp.
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Some people are going to extreme measures to launch a Lake Powell.
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