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July 4th Update

Thanks to Chuck for the latest Hurley update: Came over the Hurley from Bralorne via the east Hurley this morning. The wash out on the east Hurley is passable (although narrow) and water levels have dropped from last week which is good to see. The main Hurley was in fair shape with some rough sections … Continue reading »

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Flood Watch Update

June 30, 2021 @ 14:30 hrs – Drove from Pemberton to Gun Lakes area June 30/21. No issues. Lillooet River is high, but not encroaching on road. Other than being dusty, the Hurley is in good shape.  All drivers courteous, pulling over to allow faster drivers to pass or oncoming traffic to get by.  Thank … Continue reading »

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Flood Warning

This post will be updated as news comes in. Update 1pm Sunday – Water levels on the Lillooet River are lower than expected and the road hasn’t flooded yet! Due to the heat wave and rising water levels, parts of the Pemberton Meadows, Mt Currie and Pemberton village have an evacuation order issued. The Lillooet … Continue reading »

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Log Hauling Update

Thanks to the Valley Wide Forestry Committee for this update on log hauling and heavy machinery use on the Hurley. Travellers on the lower part of the Hurley FSR should be cautious and expect loaded and unloaded logging trucks travelling in both directions up to the Bridge Main FSR turnoff. The forestry crew is in … Continue reading »

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June 8 Update

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest Hurley update and photos. Gold Bridge to Donnelly Creek graded and in good shape.  Donnelly to Tenquille rocky potholes and rough with some brutal sections. Not graded.  Switchbacks normal. Lillooet River FSR good condition.  Great news from Goat Mountain Produce on the Pemberton side of the Hurley. They … Continue reading »

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Hurley is open!

Thanks to Jacob Oswald for the first Hurley photos of the year! The road has been plowed and it’s rough so drive slow and give the machinery working some space. The grader is working from Green Mountain to the East Hurley steel bridge. The road is narrow, please stay on your side of the road … Continue reading »

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Opening Update #3

Thanks to Sal DeMare for following up on another opening update. Information from Cascades Forest District FSR Engineering Officer regarding the opening of the Hurley May 26, 2021 I contacted the Cascades Forest District FSR Engineering Officer for a progress report on the opening of the Hurley. This was the reply I received this morning: “Good morning. I was out … Continue reading »

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Avalanche & Snow Update

Thanks to Sal Demare for passing on this latest update from FLNRO: “Good morning. I have just received an update from the avalanche tech about the conditions along the Hurley.  It appears that the road is clearing itself rapidly and there is around 7km of FSR to plough and around 1.6m of snow at the … Continue reading »

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May Hurley Update

Thank you to our Area A, Regional District Director Sal DeMare for this Hurley update. Information from Cascades Forest District FSR Engineering Officer regarding the opening of the Hurley: I contacted the Cascades Forest District FSR Engineering Officer and asked a few questions regarding the opening of the Hurley. These were the replies I received: “As to the opening … Continue reading »

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History from the Hurley River

We love finding out about history of the Bridge River Valley and this historic photo that was donated to the Museum is of an old bridge over the Hurley River. The Bralorne Pioneer Museum is an amazing small museum that tells the history of our area.  This is a wonderful example of the collections that … Continue reading »

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Road Maintenance Update

We received the following Hurley update from Sal Demare, SLRD Area A Director. I have been corresponding with the Ministry Representative that is responsible for Forest Service Roads in our area this fall and winter. As everyone is aware there was funding secured for ditching and brushing the road and also to find road bed … Continue reading »

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Winter Logging

Update Nov 24: All of the cutblocks currently planned are up the Hope Creek FSR.  Currently road building is occurring and some bunching of those trees will also be happening. The licence is in the process of selling from Interwest Timber to Fushion Timber.  Fushion is a company out of Kamloops that works closely with … Continue reading »

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Hurley Closed

We are calling the Hurley closed for the winter season. The valley received an additional 10cm plus last night and 20cm is forecast for tomorrow. It’s that time of the year and the snow on the Hurley has reached the point where it is too deep for vehicles. Around the Face Mt area, which is … Continue reading »

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Nov 14 Update

14-16″ snow at the summit. Slippery on the Pemberton side. Lots of snowmobile traffic up there today. The Conservation Officers were pulling vehicles over and checking on hunters which is good to hear. This site is user maintained so keep the emails coming to info@bridgerivervalley.ca. Thanks to everyone who has sent in photos and updates … Continue reading »

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Nov 13 Update

Thanks to Kerry Chalmers for the latest Hurley update and photo. Came over between 1-3 pm today.  A good number of tracks.  More snow on the Pemberton side and a little more slippery, and just over a good foot at the summit.  Less snow on the Bralorne side but colder.  With 4WD and good snow … Continue reading »

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