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Old 01-16-2013, 08:34 PM   #1272
ixab
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Originally Posted by Mr. G View Post
395 has a couple of 7000 - 8000 foot passes and many miles over 6000 feet of elevation between the NV state line and the turn off for 190 into Death Valley. They could be seriously snowed in or even closed in late March. Have a plan "B" ready.

The 95 south through NV to the 6 into Bishop will get you around the highest passes on 395, might add mileage though.
Wow, I totally forgot about the high parts of 395 as a potential issue. We froze our asses off through there coming back from DV in early March a couple of years ago.



Rain for 3 days + Freezing Temps = Frozen Ignition



"I've got heated gear" (sticks hotel hairdryer down pants)



And passes in Oregon, too... damn.

I'll have to call it as it happens, depending on weather. Thanks fo the heads up!
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