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September 25 Update

The Hurley, for the Hurley, is in really good shape. Usually rough area on upper Switchbacks. Even Lillooet River FSR is in reasonable condition.  And for the record…gorgeous this time of year especially with early morning light.  Thanks to Debbie for the update. This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new … Continue reading »

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July 20 Update

Thanks to Chuck for the latest Hurley update. Came down the Hurley last evening via the E Hurley and the word for the day is ROUGH!  The E Hurley was rougher than last month and could use a grading. The main Hurley from the steel bridge (including the summit) is better that the E Hurley … Continue reading »

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Fire Update #2

The Sessel Mountain fire is flaring up tonight. Thanks to Reg from Backcountry Snowcats for the photo. This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & new trucker hats. Click … Continue reading »

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Maintenance Update

Great to see the Goat Mountain Produce Stand is open! They have brand new potatoes, beets, zucchinis & greens available. This is the 12th year the family run stand has been open. Bring cash and stock up on Pemberton farm fresh veggies! Thanks to Sal Demare for the latest Hurley maintenance update from BJ Moore, … Continue reading »

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Hurley Fire Update

Thanks to Marty M for the update on the fire: I was coming over the Hurley on Monday and got a good drone shot of the fire burning past Donnely Creek to Lone Goat. Talked to the fire crew from Lillooet. It’s a remote fire, they are setting up defense points in creeks along the … Continue reading »

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June 28 Update

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest update: Today’s trip was 1.5hrs from Gun Lake to downtown Pemberton. The road has been graded Gold Bridge side to the summit and the Pemberton side has started. Lillooet FSR was just graded. This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to … Continue reading »

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Maintenance Update

Thanks to Sal DeMare for passing on this great news from BJ Moore, District Engineering Officer for Cascades Natural Resource District. We have received $80,000 for the hauling/placing of the crush on the Hurley. I’m working with my counterpart on moving this forward this summer. We are also looking at creating parking spaces at the … Continue reading »

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June 2 Update

Thanks to Chuck for the latest update. Came down the Hurley this morning (June 2) from Bralorne via the E Hurley.  The East Hurley is rougher than usually due to the logging that’s taking place along it, but the sight lines have improved due to the same clearing trees and brush along the way. Once … Continue reading »

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May 24 update

Thanks to Debbie for the latest update: Nothing notable on the Hurley to take a picture , it is dry and in pretty good shape for the Hurley. BUT there are two pretty big holes to watch out for near the summit on the Gold Bridge side. This site is based on Hurley driver updates … Continue reading »

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First Driver Update

Thanks to Leah for the first update and photos of the season! The section at the top of the Pemberton switchbacks is rocky and like a dried up river bed but after the summit it’s smooth driving all the way to Gold Bridge. This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new … Continue reading »

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Hurley is open!

Just got the update from Sal DeMare and Scott Holden and the road is open. Thanks to Bridge River Valley Mechanical Contracting for getting it done so fast this year! Single lane with pullouts.Do not recommend trailers at this time.Be prepared to back up if you meet another vehicle. This site is based on Hurley … Continue reading »

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Opening Update Photos

Sal DeMare sent in some photos today of the progress. Please do not go up for a look or try to drive the road until the opening post has been made. As soon as the road is open we will make the post and it is expected to be open in time for the long … Continue reading »

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Opening Update #2

We received an update from Sal DeMare today. BRV Mechanical has the contract to plow the snow. Scott said they had to fix a washout at Donnelly creek first so starts plowing today. What the avi tech said from what he saw from the air was around a meter of snow at the summit so … Continue reading »

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Opening Update #1

Its the time of year when all of us want to know when the Hurley is going to be open. Dir. Sal DeMare was in touch today (May 3) with ministry officials to find out the status of the snow clearing beginning. According to Ministry officials, the avalanche tech advises that as of late last … Continue reading »

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Hurley Closed for the Winter

After hearing several reports of deep snow and sledders on the road it’s time to call the Hurley closed to vehicle traffic and open to snowmobiles. Access to the Bridge River Valley is via Lillooet and Road 40 until next summer. Have a great winter and always check the Avalanche forecast before heading out to … Continue reading »

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