Monthly Archives: November 2011

First Sledders Over the Hurley Nov 23!

November 23 saw the first sledders over the Hurley from Pemberton to the Mineshaft Pub in Bralorne! The Mahfia Crew posted this photo below on their site today and reported snow coverage is great all the way to town.  Conditions are getting deep up there!  Follow the Mahfia Link for more photos and the full … Continue reading »

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Grizzly Poaching Alert!

UPDATE on the court case: The following links are updates on the court case of Squamish resident Brett Michael Eyben charged with the killing of this grizzly. December 13 2012 August 7 2013 October 3rd 2013 – Sentencing Poachers have been active on the Hurley Road!  On Thursday, after the storm,  a beautiful 9 year … Continue reading »

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Nov 19 Update

Hurley is in great winter shape for vehicles equipped to drive on snow!  -16c at the summit.  The logging company will be plowing for another 10 days unless it snows a lot and then they will pull out early.   Next week will be interesting if the weather forecast is correct!  See previous post for … Continue reading »

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Hurley Weather Warning Nov 21-23

Environment Canada has forecasted heavy, warm precipitation for the Hurley Road next week!  Conditions on the snow road will deteriorate quickly if freezing levles rise.  Be aware that the Lillooet River can rise and flood the Upper Lillooet River FSR quickly! An intense and very moist Pacific front may stall over the extreme southern part … Continue reading »

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Nov 17/18 Snow!

Nov 18 UPDATE: Road has been plowed and cold temps are keeping the snow road in good shape, watch out for slippery sections.  Reports of a flipped truck up there on Friday!   Single lane traffic for 1km at the summit.   Road have been plowed into the cut blocks now which suggests the logging will … Continue reading »

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Nov 14 Update

The road has been plowed and is reported to be in good winter condition for those who are prepared.  It’s receiving lots of traffic and the Conservation Officer was even up there checking hunters!  Temp was -9c at the summit . Thanks to Mike for the update & photos.

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Nov 12 Update

Winter is back on the Hurley!  Conditions on the road yesterday were challenging with new snow on top of ice and today the snow is even deeper.    Reports in from today up to 2 feet of new snow at the summit & conditions a bit sketchy!  No plowing is being done.  Thanks to Brad … Continue reading »

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Nov 10 Update

Rain mixed with snow and ice! It’s been raining/snowing on the Hurley and it has not been plowed.  This drive is for experienced drivers who are prepared for self rescue and it is not recommended.   It’s that time of the year to enter and exit the Bridge River Valley via Route 40 to Lillooet.  … Continue reading »

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November 8 Hurley Update

Thanks to logging company Interwest for extending the driving season of the Hurley for us this year!  The road is being plowed by the grader after each big snowfall to keep it clear for hauling until the end of the month.   Vehicles equipped with winter tires and 4×4 are reporting some icy sections.  Chains are … Continue reading »

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