Orange Caltrans show removal vehicle next to a tall bank of snow with snow in the foreground.

Current Travel Conditions

Remote mountain and desert travel conditions are highly variable and can change quickly.

We recommend checking weather and road conditions early and often. Here’s a snapshot of the current conditions in Lee Vining.

Lee Vining weather

Here are the current weather conditions in Lee Vining from the Mono Lake Committee’s weather station.

Road conditions

Road conditions can change quickly. Always check road conditions before you travel by visiting the Caltrans website or calling 1-800-GAS-ROAD.

Mountain pass roads

This information was last updated on November 19, 2020. Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Tioga (120 W)CLOSEDClosed due to snow (closed at the lower gate, 3.5 miles west of the junction with Highway 395).
Sonora (108)CLOSEDClosed due to snow.
Monitor & Luther (89)CLOSEDClosed due to snow.
Ebbetts (4)CLOSEDClosed due to snow.
Carson (88)OPEN
Echo Summit (US 50)OPEN
Donner (I-80)OPEN
Highway 395OPEN

Tioga Pass plowing update | Tioga Pass opening dates

This information was last updated on November 19, 2020. Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Highway 395OPEN
Tioga Road (120 W)CLOSEDClosed due to snow (closed at the lower gate, 3.5 miles west of the junction with Highway 395).
Benton (120 E)OPEN
June Lake Loop (158)OPEN
Bodie (270)OPEN
Hawthorne (167)OPEN
Mammoth Lakes (203)OPEN
South TufaCLOSEDClosed due to cleanup and remediation from the Beach Fire, which burned in August 2020.
Panum CraterOPEN
County ParkOPEN
Old MarinaOPEN
Lundy Lake RoadOPEN
Saddlebag LakeCLOSEDClosed due to snow.

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