Status of Blue Lakes Road near Carson Pass??-
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    Status of Blue Lakes Road near Carson Pass??

    Wondering if anyone can shed light on the status of Blue Lakes just south of Tahoe. In prior years it has been a fantastic road ride when closed to cars but partially snow free. Hoping to get some intel before heading down from North Shore.

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    no snow in the valley, we drove by the cut off 2 weeks ago, but we did have 100 mph winds at 8000'. I lived at lower blue for 3 years, but that was before it was paved.

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    I have not been out there since May 11th. At that time you could drive up 4 miles to the next gate. Road was clear for an additional 2 miles before you hit snow (Charity valley). There’s been a ton of snow melt since then

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    Have not driven Blue Lakes road but the turn off was clear, and did see a motorhome coming out when I drove by yesterday.

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    A friend did it on a road bike last week. There was a bit of hike-a-bike over snow patches, but they really enjoyed it

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