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The snow is starting to melt out on the Hurley! This photo was taken last week at the Hope Creek junction from our friends at www.SledPemberton.com This sunny section of the Hurley always melts out first so don’t get too excited about driving a vehicle over anytime soon! As far as we know, Interior … Continue reading
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
Sunday Oct 21 UPDATE: 5 inches of snow at the top of the Hurley Pass! It’s that time of the year again! Snow season! Small amounts of wet snow has fallen at the top of the pass this week but it melts fast on the road. The weather forecast is for cold, snowy weather this … Continue reading
The Hurley has been pretty rough lately with no grading since the snow was removed. Last week MOF graded their section on the Gold Bridge side and this week Interior Roads have started work on their section of road. Only a short section has been graded and the grader was parked and didn’t move yesterday. … Continue reading
The East Hurley experienced a washout sometime on Saturday night and the road remains closed. This is at the first culvert approx 3km after the split on the main Hurley. Local Area A Director Debbie Demare has made the Ministry Of Transportation aware of the washout. However, she notified them three times about the avalanche … Continue reading
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
Poachers have been active on the Hurley Road! On Thursday, after the storm, a beautiful 9 year old grizzly bear was shot on the right side of the Lillooet River FSR, as you approach the start of the Hurley. It’s huge body and head found laying on the side of the road with all 4 … Continue reading
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
Nov 4 UPDATE: Hurley has been plowed and several trucks with winter tires came over today. Nov 2 UPDATE: It’s snowing hard on the Hurley at 5pm! Warmer temps are making the road surface slippery. Check back for the next plowing update, the logging company will be working for a few more weeks and will … Continue reading
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
Do you have a story to tell about the Hurley Road? Wildlife encounters, backcountry recreation, crazy weather, road encounters - if it happened on the Hurley, we want to hear about it! We are looking for stories and photos of your adventures over the Hurley. Please email email@example.com to share your story and have it … Continue reading
The Hurley is in overall rough shape! The switchbacks on the Pemberton side are in unusually great shape, however the rest of the road is covered in pot holes. The snowline is getting lower up high and snow has already fallen down to that elevation, it is currently snow free but not for long. Good … Continue reading
The Hurley is finally open for the 2011 season! The D6.5 dozer has been working since May 15 to clear all the snow and had some mechanical issues resulting in the delay in opening. It’s been plowed double wide at the top and is in great shape!
There have been some recent changes in who is responsible for the Hurley Road. It was descovered that 22km of the Hurley FSR was improperly tenured over the Hurley Public Road. Please read the letter below from the Ministry of Forests which explains the recent changes.