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Hurley Closed to Vehicle Traffic

The Hurley is closed to vehicles for the driving season and it’s open to snowmobiles. Have a safe winter and keep sending any winter updates to  info@bridgerivervalley.ca.  Check back in May for opening status. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, … Continue reading »

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Jan 9 Update

Update 10th at 6am – 20cm of wet snow at Gun Lake over night. Reports of a vehicle stuck on the Pemberton side and heavy wet snow with slippery conditions. Haven’t heard if anyone has made it over and it is most likely closed to vehicle traffic now. As of yesterday, both logging companies have … Continue reading »

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Active Forest Road Safety

There have been many reports of snowmobiles riding on the plowed Hurley and sharing the road with logging trucks and other traffic. It is illegal and dangerous to snowmobile on a plowed FSR road. The Hurley will be open to snowmobiles soon so please take note of the restrictions now. This video from the Golden … Continue reading »

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Jan 6 update

A driver update in from Saturday morning: Drove from Gold Bridge to Pemberton this morning. Slushy and icy conditions at the summit, rest of the road a light ice crust. Make it with 4×4 truck and studded winter tires. Chains recommended. The Hurley is getting lots of different types of traffic and snowmobiling on a … Continue reading »

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Jan 5 Update

There is a freezing rain warning in effect so expect the Hurley conditions to change. Light freezing rain hit the Bridge River Valley last night.  A reminder that snowmobiling on a plowed FSR road is illegal and dangerous. Thanks to Jim for the latest update: Nothing really new on the Hurley. Drove south Jan 4th at … Continue reading »

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Jan 2 Update

The logging company has plowed the Hurley from Pemberton to Gold Bridge and they will resume log hauling this week and remove all their equipment by early next week, weather permitting. The original post said logging for a few more weeks but then they sent another update. Thanks to everyone who sent in an update … Continue reading »

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Dec 29 Update

The Bridge River Valley received 30cm of snow overnight! There are no reports of anyone driving the Hurley today.  The last update was from Ross who drove it yesterday morning (Friday) northbound and reported no problems until the last big hill before the pass. Big wind drifts covering the road and speed needed to punch … Continue reading »

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Dec 23 Update

Dec 27 Update: 4 inches at the summit and snowing. Lots of traffic. Thanks to Debbie Demare  for sending in these awesome photos of the Hurley taken Saturday Dec 23. It’s so nice to be able to drive the Hurley at this time of the year. Logging activity has finished and there is still a … Continue reading »

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Dec 21 Update

The Hurley was plowed again after the storm earlier this week. Logging activity ends tomorrow on Friday Dec 22 so expect lots of industrial traffic. The road will not be maintained after Friday so enjoy it while it lasts!  Thanks to Mike for the photo from last night. The East Hurley has a washout about … Continue reading »

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Dec 3 Update

The Hurley is getting lots of different types of traffic as you can see from the latest driver update below.  The road is plowed narrow so please drive slow and stay on your side of the road. If you have a radio they are using Resource Road Channel 19. It is illegal to snowmobile on … Continue reading »

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Nov 28 Update

Thanks to Scott Frizzell for the latest Hurley update and photos. Crossed from Bridge River over the Hurley at 12 pm today. It is open. Studded winter tires had no Issue. Truck with trailer spun out at 8km up from the pemberton valley. Lots of Logging and heavy equipment traffic. Single lane in the pass … Continue reading »

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Mowich Creek Mud Slide

UPDATE Nov 25: Sounds like the culvert needs to be replaced and the work was not finished yesterday. High clearance is needed to get over the rocks in the slide area. Chains recommended for the summit. UPDATE Nov 24 : Crews are working to repair Mowich Creek slide area and it should be open by … Continue reading »

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Hurley Closed

The Bridge River Valley area is currently isolated after a heavy rain event last night closed all the access roads. The Hurley is closed to a blowout at Wolverine Creek on the Lillooet FSR and unverified mud and rock slides beyond.  Road 40 to Lillooet is also closed due to mud and rock slides in … Continue reading »

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Avalanche Update Nov 20

Thanks to Conny the Hurley avalanche tech for this latest avalanche report. Be safe out there everyone! Tomorrow a pineapple express is moving in and a widespread avalanche cycle is expected. Weather models are in agreement on the temperatures but conflicting in amounts of rain. It will rain 40-80 mm up to about 2500m in … Continue reading »

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Hurley Avalanche Update

Driving the Hurley at this time of the year is not only about the snow on the road, snow above should also be taken into consideration. The Hurley avalanche tech is warning of a big rain event on Wednesday. There are some deeper instabilities that could wake up with that storm and avalanches are likely … Continue reading »

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