Hurley Road Updates

Road Condition Updates

Nov 10 Hurley Closed

It looks like the Hurley is closed to vehicle traffic for the year and sled season has started. Thanks to Matt J for the update and photos. Loaded my sled at snowline at 8km. Undriveable past Branch 12 turnoff. Looks like a great day up there. Play safe this winter and always check the avalanche … Continue reading »

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Nov 8 Update

It’s getting to that time of the year where the Hurley is closed for most drivers and only the people fully prepared for deep snow and self rescue should be driving. More snow is in the forecast for tonight. Thanks to Tennyson for an update from 6am today driving with studded 35″ winter tires. Snow … Continue reading »

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Nov 7 Update

Thanks to Christine Zelezny for the latest update from 5pm Sunday night. Heavy snowing through Whistler. Rain in Pemberton. Start of the Hurley, around 5pm, met two trucks coming south, flagged the second to make sure I wasn’t over my head with the summit getting 14inches. Got a thumbs up. Heavy snowing for the majority of … Continue reading »

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Snow Update Nov 5

Thanks to Ian and Christine for sending in the snow updates and to everyone who made comments on the rock slide post from yesterday that it was cleared. Bralorne to Pemberton 5pmEnough snow at the pass to touch the bottom of my 4Runner.Mangeable drive, good grading on the last fsr stretch before reaching the bridge onto … Continue reading »

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Rock Slide Warning

There is an active rock slide at around 6km on the Lillooet FSR. This is at the old slide area and BEFORE the Hurley turn off and will impact travel. Reg and Cathy from Backcountry Snowcats have painted the rocks and put some warning signs up. There is a single path through but with rocks … Continue reading »

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October 28th Update

Thanks to Brad Dickson for the latest update and photo. Drove the Hurley today Pemberton to Bralorne.  It is driveable.  Snow starts a couple kms before the summit, but tire tracks are mostly dirt.  Snow high in the middle (see pic).  Downslope to the BRV a bit slippery, stay away from the shoulder, very soft … Continue reading »

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Sunday 24 October

Rain in the valley last night and may have fallen as snow on the Hurley. Too many clouds this morning to see the snow line. Thanks to Chuck for this report: Came down the Hurley from Bralorne via the East Hurley on Sunday, Oct 24. East Hurley was in decent shape as it has been … Continue reading »

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Lillooet FSR Update

Update from SLRD Area A Director, Sal Demare. I had been in discussion with the Sea to Sky and Cascades Forest District’s regarding grading the Hurley and the Lillooet FSR as they were both in need of it dearly. The plan was that the Hurley FSR Contractor was going to grade the Hurley and then … Continue reading »

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October 17 Update

Update Oct 18 – The strom was a wet one and most of it fell as rain and not snow. The Hurley summit is a mud track with snow on the sides. 44mm of rain in the valley last night and the cloud layers are low so we don’t know what conditions on the Hurley … Continue reading »

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October 13 Update

Wednesday morning was minus 6 degrees and about 6” of snow on the side of the road. Grading is looking good around the Green Mt area. Thanks to Sal for the update. Maintenance update from Sal Demare: Bridge River Mechanical will be starting to work on the Hurley starting this week and there will be … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving Update

Thanks to Sue Muscat for the latest Hurley update: Zero deg and 5 inches of snow at the summit at 12 noon today. Also thanks to Phil Graham for sending a photo of the snow conditions. Maintenance update from Sal Demare: Bridge River Mechanical will be starting to work on the Hurley starting this week … Continue reading »

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Grading Update

Thanks to Director Demare for the latest Hurley update and for following up on road issues. The Lillooet River FSR being graded today. Many communications with Sea to Sky Forest District and Cascades Forest District paid off.  The Hurley FSR grading will be started on soon. This is a reminder that weather on the Hurley … Continue reading »

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Sunday August 29 Update

Thanks to Chuck Townsend for the latest Hurley update. Just took the Hurley out from the Bralorne on Sunday, Aug 29th. The East Hurley is pretty much the same as it was on my last trip over (in early July). Good for the most part with a few pot holes and rougher sections. The main Hurley (starting … Continue reading »

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Hurley Traffic

With Road 40 on non essential travel restrictions due to the McKay Creek fire, the Hurley is experiencing heavier than usual traffic in both directions. The switchbacks from Pemberton are rough but the rest of the road is ok. The burned truck is still sitting on the side of the road. The grader is still … Continue reading »

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Hurley truck fire

Thanks to Sal Demare for this Hurley update: Truck on Fire at the Summit of the Hurley FSR. Our son and grandkids were travelling home over the Hurley and he phoned once he got to cell service and said that there is a truck engulfed in fire at the summit of the Hurley. Lots of … Continue reading »

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