9 Southbound in California
This set is from a La Niña storm of late 1988.
does fall on this road up high but not all that often. The high
Gap) is only 2634', so don't expect to see the quantity of snow
on I80 near Colfax. This is an official scenic route. These
taken fairly close to the summit.
This is just north of the vista point and JCT 35 (Skyline
The parking area is just behind the center of the picture.
After 35, Highway 9 goes on at about 30 - 35 MPH. It
reaches Santa Cruz. During El Niño years, this road really takes
a beating from heavy rain.
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