Hurley Road Updates

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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 I expect a widespread avalanche cycle. 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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Nov 13 Weekly Update

Nov 14 Update 8.30am: Road is graded and has gravel and in good condition until about 2km before the summit where snow accumulation picks up and the road is no longer maintained. Some slippery patches from about 20km down to 16km where the heavy snow changes to light snow and then to rain as you … Continue reading »

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November 4 Weekly Update

Nov 12 Update: Drove over the Hurley today (Nov 12) from Gold Bridge. 5 km either side of the Pass app 1.5 feet of snow. Drove in ruts if thankfully similar sized truck (Pathfinder). Was not plowed past point where grade starts up to pass. Closure imminent if no further plowing. Thanks to Allan for … Continue reading »

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Oct 24 Update

Oct 29 Update: Hurley is in great shape and more material is being put on the Pemberton switchbacks. The Lillooet FSR has some huge potholes hiding under the leaves. Thanks to John for the photo and update. Oct 24: The Hurley has been graded and is back to 2 way traffic.  Yesterday the grader was … Continue reading »

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Oct 22 Update

The first Hurley reports are in after all the rain last night. Sunday afternoon update: Still not plowed. 24-30 inches at the summit. One way traffic for 3km at the top. Chains mandatory. Not suitable for cars! Thanks to Randy for the update.  More reports in Sunday evening and the road has seen lots of … Continue reading »

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October 21 Update

The logging company cleared snow off the Hurley with the grader and conditions on Friday were good. Thanks to Tony Guarascio for the update and photos. New update in from Saturday morning – snowing lightly and -3 at the summit. Thanks to Jim Blair for the update and photo! Thanks to Heather Roberts for this … Continue reading »

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Oct 18 Snow Update

Heavy snow fell all day to the valley bottom and reports of 20 inches at the Hurley summit. The plow was working to clear the road for the logging trucks and by the time he turned around there was another 8 inches at the top.  Reports of some vehicles getting stuck. The road can be … Continue reading »

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Oct 16 Update

The Hurley had been plowed on Sunday Oct 15.  The road is muddy and slushy in spots. Thanks to Jeff Browne for the photo and update. More snow is forecast for this week. The rest of the road is in good shape. Watch out for logging trucks and other heavy machinery. The Goat Mt Produce … Continue reading »

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Oct 13 Update

Last night almost a foot of snow fell at the summit of the Hurley. There was no snow removal done by the logging company today but temps are warming up and the snow melted a bit through the day. The rest of the road is in good shape. Watch out for logging trucks and other … Continue reading »

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First snow of the season!

Its that time of the year again when snow can fall on the Hurley at anytime! It was snowing lightly at -1c on Tuesday and Wednesday morning there was snow on the road for a few km’s around the summit area. The logging company has graded the road again and it’s in good shape. The … Continue reading »

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Logging Update

The forestry activities in the Hope Creek Rd. area of the Hurley FSR is a cutting permit being operationalized by Interwest Timber. There will be additional road building activities this coming week adjacent to the FSR at Waterfalls Creek – 17 km.     Expect to see large equipment (excavators etc) and signage will be put up … Continue reading »

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September 20 Update

Hurley T-Shirts are in stock again and we have placed an order for more hats. Stay tuned for their arrival! T-Shirts are available on the website now! All proceeds go towards the maintenance of this website. Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest Hurley update. The Hurley FSR was a beehive of activity this morning.The … Continue reading »

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Grading

The Hurley is being graded! Yesterday at lunch time the grader was at about the 30km mark and started at the Gold Bridge side. The Pemberton side is still pretty rough.  The summit visibility was poor with a mix of cloud and smoke. Rain fell on and off all day yesterday.

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Grading Update

The Hurley is in rough shape after a busy and dry summer. The topic of grading has been discussed with Ministry counterparts around the southern interior. None of them are grading currently and one has even tried with a water truck, with no success. The ground is so dry and the amount of traffic needed … Continue reading »

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