Want to know about Tioga Pass?

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Want to know about Tioga Pass?

Post by AlmostThere » Mon May 08, 2017 8:36 pm

Here you go: https://youtu.be/crECtMJQ3OA

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Re: Want to know about Tioga Pass?

Post by gary c. » Tue May 09, 2017 2:20 am

Excellent!!! I know that they have an avalanche crew working ahead of the plows but it would still make me nervous as heck. Seems to me that all that vibration and everything would make it awful easy to get swept over the edge.
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Post by rlown » Tue May 09, 2017 3:28 am

Nice. That is going to take awhile, and that is just the Caltrans working the road to the gate.

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Post by rlown » Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:19 pm

Found this little bike video up the pass.

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Re: Want to know about Tioga Pass?

Post by markskor » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:12 am

https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tioga.htmTioga Road
June 6, 2017 (updated about twice per week)
National Park Service road crews (plowing eastbound) and Caltrans road crews (plowing westbound) have met at Tioga Pass. Within the park, road crews are working on parking lots, side roads, and portions of the road that are only plowed one lane wide. Crews are also removing debris from the roadway, culverts, and ditches. Three avalanche zones are still active...

Road opening is not imminent; much work still remains before the road will be safe to open. The Tioga Road is closed from South Fork Bridge (6.5 miles east of Tuolumne Grove/NatureBridge in the Crane Flat area) to Tioga Pass.
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Post by maverick » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:34 am

:nod:
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Post by rlown » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:44 am

when was that taken? I like the word "September" so much more now..

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Post by AlmostThere » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:44 am

It was posted on the Yosemite facebook feed yesterday, caption says they plowed through shortly after it was taken.

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Re: Want to know about Tioga Pass?

Post by rlown » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:47 am

Cool.. the mountains behind that pic give me a great idea of timing for my trip..

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Post by maverick » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:49 am

Cool.. the mountains behind that pic give me a great idea of timing for my trip..
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