Welcome to SP!  -
Areas & RangesMountains & RocksRoutesImagesArticlesTrip ReportsGearOtherPeoplePlans & PartnersWhat's NewForum

Tioga Road Opening Date

Regional discussion and conditions reports for the Golden State. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the California Climbing Partners forum.
 

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby fedak » Wed May 18, 2016 7:58 pm

Tioga Road opening in about 2 minutes.
http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/ ... n-39190901

Snow is expected this weekend above 6000'- I'd expect it to close again temporarily during that storm system.

Sonora opened at noon as well.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fedak.net/backcountry.html
User Avatar
fedak

 
Posts: 689
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2003 5:28 pm
Location: Stateline, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 97 times in 80 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby rctoris » Wed May 25, 2016 11:26 pm

Anyone drive through lately with any pictures of conditions along the way? I know it was closed yesterday again for ice.
-- Climb on Rob --
User Avatar
rctoris

 
Posts: 13
Joined: Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:42 am
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Thanked: 1 time in 1 post

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby Deb » Thu May 26, 2016 6:35 pm

rctoris wrote:Anyone drive through lately with any pictures of conditions along the way? I know it was closed yesterday again for ice.

You want road conditions or mountain conditions? A week ago the road was completely free of snow since the gate was open. Yesterday the road was closed 5 miles west of 395...still closed today.
User Avatar
Deb

 
Posts: 3143
Joined: Sun Sep 29, 2002 1:57 pm
Location: Bishop, California, United States
Thanked: 213 times in 131 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby fedak » Thu May 26, 2016 9:25 pm

120 just opened back up.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fedak.net/backcountry.html
User Avatar
fedak

 
Posts: 689
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2003 5:28 pm
Location: Stateline, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 97 times in 80 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby dyusem » Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:47 pm

Does anyone have any idea if/when Tioga (or Sonora) will be re-opening?

NPW lists Tioga as temporarily closed...
User Avatar
dyusem

 
Posts: 149
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:06 am
Location: Inverness, California, United States
Thanked: 7 times in 7 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby fedak » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:31 pm

Might be done for the season- though the next couple weeks looks clear so maybe it will melt out.

Mammoth got 5ft at 10k elevation. Not sure what Tioga got but there's likely a decent amount of snow up there.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fedak.net/backcountry.html
User Avatar
fedak

 
Posts: 689
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2003 5:28 pm
Location: Stateline, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 97 times in 80 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby Scott M. » Thu Nov 03, 2016 12:28 am

No way Mammoth got 5 feet at 10K'. Maybe 2', at best, no matter what all the Mammoth Chamber of Commerce pages may say. Zero at 8500' doesn't match to that amount.
User Avatar
Scott M.

 
Posts: 317
Joined: Thu Jun 12, 2003 2:23 pm
Location: Bishop-Aspendell , California, United States
Thanked: 28 times in 21 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby dyusem » Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:46 pm

6" fell at 9k on Mammoth however a comment on the patrol weather page notes that the snow fell at the end of the storm so I suspect the top of the mt may have gotten a few wet feet.

Nonetheless, Sonora and Tioga are still closed...
User Avatar
dyusem

 
Posts: 149
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:06 am
Location: Inverness, California, United States
Thanked: 7 times in 7 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby fedak » Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:56 pm

No way Mammoth got 5 feet at 10K'. Maybe 2', at best


Yup, I misread the report. It was 5 feet at 11k, 2 feet at 10k
http://snowbrains.com/mammoth-ca-backco ... k-up-high/
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fedak.net/backcountry.html
User Avatar
fedak

 
Posts: 689
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2003 5:28 pm
Location: Stateline, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 97 times in 80 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby fedak » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:20 pm

Sonora Pass reopened at noon today
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fedak.net/backcountry.html
User Avatar
fedak

 
Posts: 689
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2003 5:28 pm
Location: Stateline, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 97 times in 80 posts

The following user would like to thank fedak for this post
dyusem

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby dyusem » Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:39 am

fedak wrote:Sonora Pass reopened at noon today


Excellent!!! Thanks so much for the heads-up!
User Avatar
dyusem

 
Posts: 149
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:06 am
Location: Inverness, California, United States
Thanked: 7 times in 7 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby fedak » Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:29 am

Ebbetts now open too: http://www.mymotherlode.com/news/local/ ... eopen.html

And it looks like they are at least working on plowing Tioga.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fedak.net/backcountry.html
User Avatar
fedak

 
Posts: 689
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2003 5:28 pm
Location: Stateline, Nevada, United States
Thanked: 97 times in 80 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby dyusem » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:52 pm

It is 11/8 and it looks like Tioga Pass is open once again!
User Avatar
dyusem

 
Posts: 149
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:06 am
Location: Inverness, California, United States
Thanked: 7 times in 7 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby Marmaduke » Tue May 23, 2017 5:45 am

Any guesses for 2017?
User Avatar
Marmaduke

 
Posts: 1469
Joined: Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:08 am
Location: Sonoma, California, United States
Thanked: 707 times in 543 posts

Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

Postby Marmaduke » Sat May 27, 2017 12:04 am

Well........ here's current conditions; https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tioga.htm
Image
User Avatar
Marmaduke

 
Posts: 1469
Joined: Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:08 am
Location: Sonoma, California, United States
Thanked: 707 times in 543 posts

The following user would like to thank Marmaduke for this post
StartingOver

PreviousNext

Return to California

 


  • Related topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

© 2006-2015 SummitPost.org. All Rights Reserved.