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The Hurley is CLOSED to vehicle traffic for the winter! Winter driving conditions are now in effect! The snow has arrived and can fall at any time now. The top of the Hurley Pass has snow and ice covering the road for about 5km. Winter driving skills, 4 x4 truck and good winter tires are … 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 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
The Hurley is in great shape! The top 5km at the summit is still muddy/snowy/rough and the rest of the road has been graded. The switchbacks on the Pemberton side are in good condition too, as good as they get! The East Hurley is still closed due to the large pile of avalance debris covering … Continue reading
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.
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
The Goat Mountain Produce Stand for honest people is open! Bring some cash for your drive over the Hurley and pick up some fresh grown Pemberton spuds, baby beets & farm eggs. Drinks also available for that dusty drive over the pass! Corn and carrots will be ready later than normal this year. Thanks to … Continue reading
Late spring/early summer is a great time for ski touring on the Hurley, especially when the road has been plowed and you can ski right from the vehicle and no snowmobile access is required. This year the plowing was not finished until June 7, a combination of deep snow and mechanical problems. This group skied … Continue reading
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.