Hurley Road Updates

Road Condition Updates

Hurley is Open

Thanks to Jim Blair for the first Hurley update and photo of the 2020 summer season! Lots of potholes and wildlife so drive slow. Grading has not started yet. Squamish Mills will be grading the full length of the road so expect to see machinery working and please respect their space and slow down. This … Continue reading »

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Opening Update 2020 #7

This will hopefully be the final opening update! The new contractor has one more day of plowing left and the road should be open for tomorrow (Wednesday). Squamish Mills will be grading the full length of the road so expect to see machinery working and please respect their space and slow down. If something happens … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #6

The new contractor moved his cat up to the Hurley and moved Tom’s cat back to Gold Bridge. He got in a day of plowing yesterday and will give us another update tonight. Yesterday someone attempted to drive the Hurley and got a jeep stuck in the snow up top. Luckily someone else came by … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #5

The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. Unfortunately things are not going well for Tom this year and yesterday he had an incident and is unable to work for a while. We would like to wish Tom a speedy … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #4

Update on the progress of the Hurley opening. The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. Update Sunday night. Tom got his cat fixed and unfortunately blew another hose. The shop in Kamloops is closed until Tuesday. We really feel … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #3

Update on the progress of the Hurley opening from BJ Moore, FLNRO. The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. The Hurley is still closed to traffic and at this time the estimated opening is unknown (updated Saturday 5.30pm) We … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update #2

Update on the progress of the Hurley opening from BJ Moore, FLNRO. The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Keep our communities safe and explore BC Later. The Hurley is still closed to traffic and at this time the estimated opening is late on Saturday. We will … Continue reading »

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2020 Opening Update

The Province of BC still advises to restrict travel to communities to essential traffic only. Explore BC Later. Thanks to BJ Moore, Engineering Officer, FLNRO and SLRD Area A Director Sal Demare for the update everyone has been waiting for! Snow clearing will start next Monday May 11. The first hurdle will be to clear … Continue reading »

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Spring Avalanche Update

Thanks to Avalanche Tech Conny, Brian Moore FLNRO and Sal Demare Area A Director for the latest update on snow conditions in the avalanche paths on the Hurley. We don’t know when the road opening will be this year but updates will be posted here as they happen. Report from Conny. From what I could … Continue reading »

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Green Mt Avalanche

Heavy rain last week resulted in a big avalanche from one of the Green Mountain avalanche slide paths that covered the Hurley road around the 11km mark. Thanks to the Bridge River Valley Snowmobile Club for clearing a path through the debris for snowmobiles to access Gold Bridge. Remember to always check the Avalanche warnings … Continue reading »

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Dec 7 update

Thanks to Aidan and Ben for the latest update and photo. Got over the Hurley around 11pm. Took about 2.5 hours with chain install. Deep snow starting at Semaphore lake trail head. Slippery on the decline over the summit. Truck with clearance, two-sets of chains and 4×4 essential. Might be the last run of the … Continue reading »

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Dec 6 update

With the new snowfall last night, driving the Hurley is not recommended!  Sleds are already hitting the summit. Thanks to Carson for sending the photos to www.southchilcotin.ca Thanks to Heather Roberts for another update.  Came from Bralorne to Pemberton over the pass around 4:00pm on Dec 5. Better than last night but still pretty spicy. Chains … Continue reading »

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Dec 4 Update

Thanks to Heather Roberts for the latest update, sounds like things are getting sketchy up there! Hurley tonight (Wed Dec 04), over the pass around 8-9pm. I came from Pemberton to Bralorne.  It went from 3cm to 45cm in like 150ft. 3kms of super slippery underneath, deeper than expected, powdery snow. It was sketchy even … Continue reading »

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Nov 24 Update

Thanks to everyone who sent in updates after the recent snowfall – Robin, Carolyn, Mike and Justin. The most recent update was from 6pm on the 24th. 12 inches at the summit and snowing lightly. Still passable with one lane and chains are recommended for travel.  Snow from Tenquille Branch to Hope Creek. The Conservation … Continue reading »

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November 21 Update

NOV 21 Update –  Looks like conditions haven’t changed from the 19th and there is still snow at the summit. Thanks to Ted and Tish Rayner for the latest update and photos. Came northbound today. Washboard up to the summit, snow cover started at 4200 feet to the summit with 6 inches of snow but bare … Continue reading »

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