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Tioga Road Closed

Postby rlown » Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:37 pm

Looks like they Closed Tioga pass: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/conditions.htm

no tracks on the road..

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Not sure why the lights are still on at the shack though..

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Re: Tioga Road Closed

Postby TehipiteTom » Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:20 am

Anbody know if this is it for the season? Or are they planning to plow?
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Re: Tioga Road Closed

Postby maverick » Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:55 pm

My guess is if we do not get any major storm next week they will re-open.
Also don't they usually write "closed for the season" as opposed to "road closed"
on the NPS site when they are permanently closed.
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Re: Tioga Road Closed

Postby teejay » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:05 pm

rlown wrote:Looks like they Closed Tioga pass: ..
Not sure why the lights are still on at the shack though..


"Wait, I thought YOU turned the light off... No, I thought YOU turned the light off... Damn".
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Re: Tioga Road Closed

Postby The Other Tom » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:53 pm

Road appears to be plowed now

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(Lights still on, though) :paranoid:
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Re: Tioga Road Closed

Postby hikerduane » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:57 pm

Last year, the first week of Oct. I was in the backcountry for four nights and came back to my Civic with a flyer on the windshield saying the Tioga Pass Road was closed. By the time I ended my trip, all the snow had melted off, so I had no issue leaving. I only had to walk thru snow the second day out, headed to Sunrise Lakes and early the third day, headed to Polly Dome Lake from there.
Piece of cake.
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Re: Tioga Road Closed

Postby rlown » Thu Oct 15, 2009 1:50 pm

the NPS Yose site just flipped Tioga road status to open. Looks pretty up there with the dusting of snow.
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