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    Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Is there any entertainment value in the road to Glacier Point itself, or is it a camper-clogged tourist procession? I know the view at the top is awesome but I don't want to do the ride unless the road itself is worthy of my time. I'm thinking about going up there tomorrow as it's a pretty easy ride from my home.

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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    I went up on a Wednesday a few weeks ago. Not very much traffic at all on Glacier Point road and the road was fun. I saw alot more traffic on 41 and I hate to think what it'd be like on a weekend. Regardless, the view at the top is definately worth the effort.

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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    I've made that drive many times and never encountered "traffic". Every once in a while an RV will get stuck trying to make a turn, but other than that, well worth the time.

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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Very well worth it, myself and Motorad were up there last Saturday very nice road and ride and the view from up top not so bad either, for some reason four wheel traffic always seems to pull over for me don't know why...
    maybe the Husky high beam burning there eyeballs out..
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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Is it worth it? Well, they say a picture is worth a thousand words... well here's a few for ya!
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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Yeah! I was hoping you'd chime in here, Will!

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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Timing is everything. If you go up at 1300 on a Saturday, expect traffic. 0700 on Wednesday, maybe not so much.....
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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Keep in mind, the speed limit in the park is 35mph.

    That road continually asks to be ridden fast, especially towards the top.
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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Quote Originally Posted by marko
    Keep in mind, the speed limit in the park is 35mph.

    That road continually asked to be ridden fast, especially towards the top.
    It's OK Marko, it had it comming.
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    Re: Question on Glacier Point in Yosemite...

    Its even a spectacular view in the dark if you go up to Glacier point on a full moon. Very little traffic too.


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