You know those movies where there’s an earthquake and the big hole opens up and the city falls in? Yeah, it’s like that.
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But don’t shelve your plans to visit Yosemite just yet, closed roads means more snow which means Badger Pass…errr…Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area…may get to open soon.
Tioga Pass has closed due to a winter storm that is making it’s way through Northern California brining rain and snow.
The Rim Fire is 80% contained but there’s still a lot of Northern Yosemite that’s closed.
Although Highway 120 west and Highway 120 east will both be closed today due to the fire you can still get to Yosemite Valley and Wawona without too much delay.
Here’s last nights update on the Rim Fire. More information will come this morning after 9am when the fire command posts the status of the fire and any spread it’s experienced online.
The Rim Fire has made it’s way well into Yosemite National Park and is burning in the north west side of the park and the areas adjacent to Hetch Hetchy. Currently a number of closures are in place for public safety and to allow fire crews to actively fight the fire and prepare defenses around key environmental areas and structures.
Planning on taking Highway 120 between now and Easter? Think again. We’ve got alternate routes and the information you need to know.
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 […]