Hurley Road Updates

Road Condition Updates

May 21 Conditions

The snow that was on the road surface has melted over the weekend. Thanks to Danny Bell for the update. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and … Continue reading »

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Hurley Summit Conditions

The Hurley is open to 4wd vehicles. There is still snow on the road in the summit area that will need some warm temps to melt off. Thanks to John Robbins for this photo from Saturday. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – … Continue reading »

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Hurley is open!

Tom completed work on the Hurley today and it’s open for the 2018 season! Great work Tom, you have made the long weekend! Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your … Continue reading »

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Hurley Plowing 2018 #2

Today Tom has plowed to about 500m from the summit and got further than he thought. The km’s on the Squamish side can be difficult but he is hopeful he can break through tomorrow (Thursday). If not, he will start early on Friday to get it open for the weekend!  As soon as it is … Continue reading »

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Hurley Plowing 2018

Avalanche clearance has been given and work will start today to plow the snow off the road. Crews have been advised to not stop under the avalanche slide paths. As soon as the road is open it will be posted here. Please stay off the road until all work has been completed.  

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Opening Update

The big question everyone has been asking is “Will the Hurley be open for the long weekend?” We still don’t have an answer and will provide updates as soon as they come in. There is still a high risk of avalanches in the Green Mt area and last we heard was the danger would remain … Continue reading »

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Avalanche Photos

Thanks to Julie-Anne Chapman from She Shreds Mountain Adventures for sending in these photos from recent avalanches on the Hurley.  Several shots of some big ones on the East Hurley that deposited a small forest on the road. The winter season is coming to an end. Ride safe up there! Lots of people are already … Continue reading »

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Ken Conway-Brown Retires

Ken Conway-Brown, the FLNRO Roads Technician for our area and primarily responsible for the Hurley FSR, retires today! All of us in the Bridge River Valley, and those of us that travel from elsewhere over the Hurley FSR so we can enjoy Bralorne, Gold Bridge, Gun Lake, Tyaughton Lake and Marshall Lake extend our congratulations … Continue reading »

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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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