Tioga Road Opening Date

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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.
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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.
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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.

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by fedak » Thu May 26, 2016 9:25 pm

120 just opened back up.
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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...

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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.
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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.

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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...

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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/
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by fedak » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:20 pm

Sonora Pass reopened at noon today
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by dyusem » Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:39 am

fedak wrote:Sonora Pass reopened at noon today


Excellent!!! Thanks so much for the heads-up!

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by 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.
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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

by dyusem » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:52 pm

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

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

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

Any guesses for 2017?

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Re: Tioga Road Opening Date

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

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