Tioga Pass Road...

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Tioga Pass Road...

Post by copeg » Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:41 pm

The current plowing update lists that plowing on highway 120 through Yosemite will not start until April 16th (http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tioga.htm), the tioga webcam show very little snow and a clear, shall I say plowed, road (http://meteora.ucsd.edu/cap/tioga/tioga_current.jpg). I'm guessing it might be the earliest road opening to date...any bets on when it'll open?

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Post by will_jrob » Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:54 pm

I'm predicting May 19, the day after I'm planning to leave the park..If the road is plowed/controlled as the Badger Pass road, the chain requirement won't be lifted until after Memorial Day. ;)

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Post by Robin » Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:55 am

Hmm...we do a wager every year with family and friends. So far the guesses range from May 1 (that's mine) to May 15 to never (that's another story). People want anything from a hot fudge sundae to a bottle of Bushmills to a piece of pie from Rock Creek to a Mercedes-Benz (yet, another story). Not that we collect, of course.

So, I'll stick with May 1 for the whole deal to be open to traffic.

Anyone have an idea about when the road will be open from the eastside gate at the bottom of 120 to TPR??

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Post by markskor » Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:25 pm

I guess May 12th...a Saturday.
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Post by Hikin Mike » Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:08 pm

Not soon enough!

May 18th...Friday and our 16th wedding anniversary. :unibrow:

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