Hurley Road Updates

Road Condition Updates

Nov 22 Update

Thanks to Stu Salter for the latest update from Tuesday afternoon. Heavy rain in Pemberton and icy roads from valley to around the Tenquille Branch where it turned to snow. 6-8″ of new snow at the summit. This site is user maintained so keep the emails coming to info@bridgerivervalley.ca. Thanks to everyone who has sent … Continue reading »

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Nov 21 Update

Thanks to Anton for the latest Hurley update. Came down the Hurley last night. Fluctuating freezing levels have left glare ice in places on the descent Southbound. If you don’t have studs on then chains are a must, at least on the front, Sure glad I put mine on at the Semaphore pullout!! The rest … Continue reading »

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Nov 8 Update

Update: Multiple reports of drivers getting stuck and no prepard with a shovel or chains and relying on others to get them out. We’ve had some comments regarding the post below about downhill drivers having right of way. The Hurley is a unique road and everyone needs to use common sense when driving. The thought … Continue reading »

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Nov 6 Update

Thanks to Joel Gillis for today’s Hurley update and photo. It has just started snowing in the valley so expect Hurley conditions to be rapidly changing. Just went east to west – Goldbridge to Pemberton -snow the entire road. From 22km descending to Pemberton heavy snow till Summit – following tire ruts over the top … Continue reading »

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Nov 4 Update

Thanks to Scott Frizzel and Jesse Davison for the Hurley updates from November 4th. Drove west over the Hurley November 4 at 1100 hrs with studded tires. Chains and shovel in reserve. Pass was sporty but drivable. Low clearance vehicles may high centre. Came over around 5pm Nov. 4th.  Snow on the road from Pemberton … Continue reading »

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Nov 3rd Update

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest update. -6 at 8 am summit. Snowing lightly. Snow still mainly in summit area. Ruts to dirt, don’t do with low clearance vehicle. It’s snowing in Gold Bridge and also in Pemberton so the Hurley conditions will be changing with the weather. This site is user maintained so … Continue reading »

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October 30 Update

October 30th Goldbridge to Pemberton summit at 7:45 am heavy snow deep ruts passable, barely.Thanks to Kyle Montpetit for this update. This site is user maintained so keep the emails coming to info@bridgerivervalley.ca. Thanks to everyone who has sent in photos and updates this year. If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time … Continue reading »

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October 27 Update

Thanks to Russ Erickson for the latest Hurley update from Thursday afternoon. Hit the summit about 2 this afternoon in a stock 97 chevy blazer and it was sketchy. Heavy snow it was +5 when we left gunn. We survived the hurley! Thankyou for all the hospitality! This site is user maintained so keep the … Continue reading »

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October 26 Update

A big weather system is coming tomorrow with 20mm of rain in the forecast. If that falls as snow on the Hurley it could be the end of the driving season. Thanks to Sal Demare for today’s update. Drove the Hurley this morning to go to a SLRD Board meeting. The grading that has been … Continue reading »

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October 25 Update

Thanks to Charles Evans for today’s update. Went over north to south around 1pm today, not much traffic. +2c at the summit light flurries.  Snow on the road started a few km before the summit, gave way to dirt ruts well before 11km marker on Pemberton side.  Only 14 Modo cars in Semaphore parking lot. … Continue reading »

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October 24 Update

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the afternoon update. Summit 0 degrees at 3 pm, quickly above Freezing either side. Muddy ruts most of the way except for a km or so at the summit. Fair amount of traffic valley bound. Grader is working the lower switchbacks on the Pemberton side. Thanks to Roger Stacey for … Continue reading »

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October 23 Update

As of Sunday 23rd the road surface was still too warm to hold much snow and most of it is melting on contact or soon after. But this is the time of the year when things can change rapidly and we rely on user road reports to keep everyone informed. The road was graded last … Continue reading »

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September 23 Update

Thanks to Chuck for the latest Hurley update from September 23rd. E Hurley was decent for the E Hurley. The Main Hurley starting from the steel bridge was ok with some rough then smoother sections. The summit is getting a bit rougher along with the big hill compared to the last time I came up … Continue reading »

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Slow Food Cycle

The annual Slow Food Cycle is on this Sunday August 21st. The Pemberton Meadows Road will be closed from 10am – 3pm so plan on driving the Hurley outside of those times. Click here for more info. This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post … Continue reading »

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Hurley Road Maintenance

A third round of Forest Employment Program funding will be used starting in August to provide road bed material.  The new funding will see two areas for pits created on each side of the summit, grinders brought in and road bed created and laid down.  The funding is $400,000.  The bids will be out in August … Continue reading »

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