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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby maverick » Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:14 pm

Sure thing Rlown, I'll keep an eye out for them trout, and yes I'll be going up
near the falls area, which will be flooded as it all ways is in the early season.



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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby rlown » Sat May 02, 2009 10:55 am

looks like another 10" up at Tioga today, with this latest storm. Even White wolf got a few inches.

And the storm isn't done yet.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby hikerduane » Thu May 07, 2009 5:21 pm

Looks like the road is getting drifted in again at Tioga Pass.:)
Piece of cake.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby rlown » Thu May 07, 2009 7:40 pm

wish they're camera was more reliable.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby Bad Man From Bodie » Fri May 08, 2009 8:43 am

Tioga road to open today (to the park gate only). I'll be up there this weekend to ride some corn. I'll post photos if I can.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby rlown » Wed May 13, 2009 6:26 pm

Hey BadMan,

How was the Corn?

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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby Bad Man From Bodie » Sat May 16, 2009 6:07 am

The corn was killer, but I ended up going to the upper part of Lundy Canyon and not Tioga. Just sooooo many places to chose from. Im glad I did, because I discovered that beavers had made a new lake out of the once little pond. If it holds it may make for some bigger brook trout! Otherwise the snow is melting fast. I may not get another chance to go make turns which is a major bummer. Looks like the current project I am working on out of town may go longer than expected.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby rlown » Sun May 17, 2009 11:33 am

camera is back up.. road looks clear, but no official announcement on NPS about the road being open.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby oldranger » Sun May 17, 2009 6:29 pm

I thought I read on YNP site that estimated opening was May 22.

It will be interesting to read tuesdays weekly update.

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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby rlown » Tue May 19, 2009 10:05 am

Posted on the Yose Tioga page today:

The Tioga Road will open on May 20, 2009, at 10 am, conditions permitting.
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Re: Tioga Road plowing started?

Postby copeg » Tue May 19, 2009 2:31 pm

rlown wrote:Posted on the Yose Tioga page today:

The Tioga Road will open on May 20, 2009, at 10 am, conditions permitting.


Thanks for the head's up. I was hoping to head up immediately after the road opens, but alas have prior obligations.
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