(This article cross posted from The Little Red Tent) I took a trip across Tioga Pass yesterday, and can report the following observations. The road itself is completely clear of snow, with only small amounts of run-off from nearby snow banks. It’s also in good conditions, with some repairs evident, and only a couple of [...]
Category: Road Conditions
Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that the Tioga Road will open for the season on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. for all vehicle traffic. (via NPS)
The rumor has been confirmed the Tioga Road is open to bicycles. That means it’ll be a short time now and then cars will be allowed through.
Even sooner than the rumored Saturday, the Glacier Point Road will be open tomorrow night at 5:00pm.
According to our good friend Jeffrey Trust at Yosemite NPS, plowing has begun on Tioga Pass Road. Unfortunately, they haven’t issued a report yet. Hopefully reports will soon be posted online. You can follow along here: Tioga Pass Road plowing update page Be sure to bookmark it, and visit often! Are you aching to get over [...]
Well ahead of schedule the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120 access to Yosemite Valley) has reopened for traffic in both lanes.
Planning on taking Highway 120 between now and Easter? Think again. We’ve got alternate routes and the information you need to know.
Here’s an image published by the NPS on Facebook of the rock slide on the Big Oak Flat Road. It’s pretty evident the road will be closed for some time. Do you have photos of the rockfall? Please feel free to send them in and we’ll share them. You can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to a large rockfall that occurred at approximately 11:30 last evening, the Big Oak Flat Road (the continuation of Highway 120) is closed in Yosemite National Park. The road is closed between the Foresta Junction on Highway 120 (Big Oak Flat Rd.) and the Highway 120/140 (El Portal Road) Junction. Yosemite Valley remains accessible [...]
Here’s some more information on the Big Oak Flat Road closure. Yosemite National Park Spokesperson Scott Gediman says a boulder, “the size of a house,” fell into the road and brought with it tree branches and several smaller rocks. Gediman says the best case scenario is that the debris will be removed over the coming [...]