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Spring Update

The Hurley is open to vehicle traffic from Gold Bridge to the East Hurley split only. 2.6 m of snow at summit.  Lower than average for this time of year. Snowmobiles & Backcountry Snowcats are staging at 12.5 km on the Pemberton side right now but the there is almost a kilometer of dirt to … Continue reading »

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June 16 East Hurley Update

The avalanche debris is 4.6 kms from the steel bridge and 8.8 kms from Bralorne. It is approximately 100 ft long and right now the debris is piled up between 10-20 ft for most of that length. The debris field contains a fair amount of snow at the bottom, large boulders, large trees, mud and … Continue reading »

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Hurley Road Avalanche Zone

Have you ever wondered why plowing on the Hurley Road is delayed on big snow years?  The avalanche danger from the Green Mountain ridge is the main reason.  This photo from www.Bivouac.com shows the avalanche paths that on some years, has covered the Hurley Road.  The avalanche path area starts at the Green Mt branch … Continue reading »

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May 6 2010 – Hurley Avalanche Fly Over

The Ministry of Forests flew over the Hurley today with the avalanche technicians to check for possible avalanche danger on the road before plowing starts.  Thanks to Ken Conway-Brown from MOF for these images.

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