Tioga Pass (Hwy 120) reopens today, Thursday October 15, 2009, at noon. It was closed since Monday due to snow. Sonora Pass (Hwy 108) remains closed, as well as the road to Bodie (Hwy 270). On the Tioga Pass Webcam there appears to be less than a foot of snow at the 9,945′ pass.
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On Tuesday October 13, 2009, Tioga Pass closed once again due to snow. The major winter storm that brought over 2 inches of rain to Lee Vining and up to 6 feet of snow on Mammoth Mountain dropped about 2 feet (with 3 inches of water content) of heavy wet snow at Tioga Pass Resort that was reportedly (more…)
Fall is here, and Lee Vining is still bustling, especially on weekends. Restaurants are closing, visitor center hours are shortening, and weekend South Tufa tours (at 1pm) are ending for the season on October 18th.
The seasons changed a week ago, with an abrupt end to the 80-degree weather. Another storm (more…)
Yesterday, Wednesday September 2, the National Park Service issued a press release that said Tioga Road (Hwy 120) will be closed between Crane Flat and White Wolf at least through the Labor Day weekend. The road closed on Monday afternoon due to (more…)