Several Sierra Nevada, CA, Mountain Passes Close Due to Approaching Winter Storm

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Tioga Pass & Sonora Pass are currently closed.

Winter’s beckoning and Sierra Nevada mountain passes are closing in preparation.

According to Caltrans:

  • Ebbetts Pass was scheduled to close Tuesday at the junction of California State Routes 4 and 89 and at Lake Alpine.
  • Sonora Pass on California State Route 108 was scheduled to close at 10 a.m. Tuesday
  • Monitor Pass on SR-89 was scheduled to close at 11 on Tuesday
  • Tioga Pass on SR-120 is closed west of Lee Vining.

It’s only a matter of time until these roads get too much snow to reopen until spring.

The unofficial start to winter is here. 

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