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Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

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Re: Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

Postby Stevehymon » Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:31 pm

Thanks Hikerchick395!

Indeedy, here's a video of a couple of guys passing the puck around. Can't wait to get up there in my Puckalolos jersey and battered CCMs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qA2-U95I ... ata_player



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Re: Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

Postby Troutdog 59 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:27 am

With no change in the weather, my wife and I drove up from Clovis yesteday (1/2/12). First time Ive been in Tuoloumne Meadows in January. We had a blast, played tourists and pickinicked, and just generlly enjoyed the spectacular views. Yosemite is beautiful no matter what, but this was a side of Yosemite we had never gazed upon. Simply tremendous!!!!

Tenaya

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Tuolumne

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If you stand in the light, you get the feel of the night, and the music that plays in your ear......
In your mind you can hear, a voice so sweet and clear, and the music that plays in your head......
As it flows up from the ground, taking all that hear the sound, close your eyes, it’s about to begin.

R. Trower
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Re: Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

Postby Flux » Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:15 pm

hikerchick395 wrote:Image

Here's one pic I found...not at Tenaya though



That's the Mammoth crew on Gull Lake over in June. Most of those guys have been skating all the area lakes for almost 2 months. They have been up to Tioga and Tenaya a couple times.

the guy in the back is mlca.

It's unbelievable that the snow hasn't flown yet.
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Re: Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

Postby quentinc » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:27 pm

I can't believe how much less snow there is in Yosemite than in the "mountains" of Southern California! There's snow starting below 5,000 feet down here.
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Re: Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

Postby tim » Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:54 am

We were in Death Valley this week (here's my write-up: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7316) and came back up 395 and over Tioga yesterday evening (my GPS kept telling me to turn around as it couldn't believe the pass would be open). There really is very little snow anywhere - I thought snow was scarce in Yosemite two weeks ago (its similar now, with a minimal amount on Tioga Pass), but south of Mammoth is as bad or worse.

Here's a photo of the Whitney area from above Lone Pine:

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Whitney and Owens Valley
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Re: Tioga Pass/Gaylor Lakes Dec 18

Postby hikerchick395 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:18 pm

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Here's Varmint (Marmot) Dome January 4
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