Tioga Pass, Guess the Opening Date 2010

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by inconsolable » Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:53 am

Here's an LA Times article about the incident:
http://articles.latimes.com/1995-06-15/ ... ss-opening

And, from the Yosemite website:

"The Barry Hance Memorial Award was established in honor of the Yosemite National Park maintenance worker killed in an avalanche while plowing the Tioga Pass Road on June 13, 1995. The award is designed to celebrate Yosemite employees that demonstrate exceptional ethics, attitude, and concern for their fellow employees and the park. "

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by Marmaduke » Sat Apr 10, 2010 8:41 am

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by WML » Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:41 pm

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by Noondueler » Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:59 pm

Storm this weekend. Hard to say. At this rate I'm going with Dave K. In '98 after the big el nino that year the pass didn't open until 4th of July weekend when the high country was still deep in white. And they did it partly because of holiday pressure. This el nino hasn't been nearly as strong. Hope I'm wrong!

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by ShortTimer » Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:59 pm

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TIOGA OPENING

by Gumbie » Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:33 am

With the budget constraints that CalTrans is dealing with, they may not have the overtime, extra help and spare parts to open the pass as early as the'yd like...drum roll please.........................................................................................................June 22.

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by Mark M » Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:59 am

June 11th @ 10: 23AM

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by fish4dinner » Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:53 am

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by robomatt » Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:14 am

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by inconsolable » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:02 am

June 11 11am

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by butitsadryheat » Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:13 am

ok, we have 3 for June 11 (including mine). I guess I have to enter a time? Closest without going past? :lol:

I guess I'll go back and edit to add

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by rhyang » Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:03 pm

http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tioga.htm

As of 29-April -

Tioga plowing operations were halted due to wet slab avalanche activity at the South Fork avalanche zone. With freezing temperatures forecast, plowing ops are expected to resume today.


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