Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by austex » Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:50 pm

June 28 as it's a Friday...and since Mike took the 21st already; I'd put my money there...








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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by commonloon » Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:34 pm

June 20. Think we're melting quicker than 2017.

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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by Jimr » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:42 pm

The day it opens. When do I get my sketch? ;-)
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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by rlown » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:53 pm

I'll go with June 21st even though Mike already took the date.
I hope the snowcat they sent up was carrying a copious amount of charcoal dust to spread on the snow covering the road.

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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by Mike M. » Wed May 01, 2019 10:45 pm

June 7.

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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by Silky Smooth » Thu May 02, 2019 6:02 pm

May 23rd Thursday for me

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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by rlown » Sun May 05, 2019 10:16 am

IMG_1151-tioga-near-siesta-201905-roads_3.jpg
Plowing near Siesta Lake

Tioga Road
May 3, 2019

Plows are plowing in 8 feet of snow one mile west of White Wolf (near Siesta Lake).

Snowpack in the Tuolumne River basin was at 149% of average this year as of May 1. View a list of previous opening dates. There is no estimated date for opening.
https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tioga.htm
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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by JayOtheMountains » Tue May 07, 2019 9:00 am

Are we talking plowed through, or open? Open to cyclists? Motors?

Wildhiker took my date...
My guess: Open to cyclists on Thursday 27 June. Open to vehicles on June 28.

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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by markskor » Tue May 07, 2019 9:11 am

JayOtheMountains wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 9:00 am
Are we talking plowed through, or open? Open to cyclists? Motors?
To clarify - when officially open to cars.
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Re: Best guess for Tioga Pass opening?

Post by rlown » Tue May 07, 2019 12:04 pm

Couldn't you just strap on the skiis, the shovel and be there in like 14 hrs and clean down the floor of your tent and the store? :D

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