Tioga Pass, part 1

Tioga Road across the Sierra through Yosemite National Park is one of the most spectacular high mountain routes (up to nearly 10,000 feet) in the US. But all the usual reasons—narrow lanes, lack of shoulders, curves, climbs, heavy traffic, lumbering RVs, inattentive drivers—make it a dicey proposition under normal circumstances. Consequently, bicyclists love the opportunity to pedal across sans motorized traffic. Visions of riding a “two-lane bike path” across the high Sierra through gorgeous landscapes danced in my head, but it required effort to make that dream a reality.

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They call me Old Grumble-Face. I have no idea why they do that....

3 response to "Tioga Pass, part 1"

  1. By: gregblood Posted: July 2, 2019

    The “Ogre resting on raw granite” picture could easily qualify for the monthly monochrome challenge. It’s a great picture, but they’re all great pictures. And I’m getting tired of repeating that praise every time you go for a bike ride.

  2. By: Rich-Illinois Posted: July 2, 2019

    Photos are truly calendar quality — Beautiful!
    Pretty crafty planning and logistics too!

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