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July 31 Update

A request from Scott Holden, one of 4 contractors working on the Hurley to watch out for equipment working, slow down when approaching and make sure it’s safe to pass. If you can’t see the operator, he or she can’t see you. Attached below is a post from the Sea to Sky Facebook page warning … Continue reading »

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Grading in Progress

Thanks to Rex for the latest report and photos. Went up to the Semaphore Lakes pullout from the Pemberton side… the switchbacks are nearly done… for those driving on normal road tires non 4×4 vehicles there are still some teeth chattering sections from the top of switchbacks to the Semaphore pullout… cannot speak to anything beyond. Also, … Continue reading »

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Grading

Grading is finally happening on the Hurley! Sal Demare sent in this photo from the grader on the Pemberton switchbacks. The grader will be working through the weekend so please give the machine some space and pass carefully. There is lots of traffic on the Hurley this weekend. Drive Safe! This site is based on … Continue reading »

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Moose Poaching

Information Wanted!! Did you travel the Hurley Forest Service Road on June 4 – 7, 2020? Sometime between June 4 – 7, 2020 an adult bull moose was illegally shot and left on the side of the road at the summit of the Hurley FSR. The moose was shot and left to die a slow … Continue reading »

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June 7 Update

Thanks to Scott Frizzell for the latest Hurley update and photo. Came west over the Hurley Sunday at 10am. Classic Hurley road was rough and great! Grading has not started yet. Squamish Mills will be grading the full length of the road so expect to see machinery working and please respect their space and slow … Continue reading »

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May 29 Update

Thanks to the latest Hurley updates from Friday afternoon. Yos Gladstone “Came over the Hurley into Gold Bridge yesterday afternoon.  The switchbacks on the Pemberton side have a bit of loose gravel. The pass is in relatively good shape, they did a great job of plowing. There are two sections with some decent ruts that … Continue reading »

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Dec 7 update

Thanks to Aidan and Ben for the latest update and photo. Got over the Hurley around 11pm. Took about 2.5 hours with chain install. Deep snow starting at Semaphore lake trail head. Slippery on the decline over the summit. Truck with clearance, two-sets of chains and 4×4 essential. Might be the last run of the … Continue reading »

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Dec 6 update

With the new snowfall last night, driving the Hurley is not recommended!  Sleds are already hitting the summit. Thanks to Carson for sending the photos to www.southchilcotin.ca Thanks to Heather Roberts for another update.  Came from Bralorne to Pemberton over the pass around 4:00pm on Dec 5. Better than last night but still pretty spicy. Chains … Continue reading »

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June 7 Update

Thanks to Randy Perazzo and Doug Engstrom for the latest Hurley updates. The grader started yesterday from the Pemberton side and the first 4km are buff. A crew was working ahead of the grader brushing last years leaners and deadfall. Thanks to Jim Bergshoeff from Grimsby, Ontario who recently drove the Hurley and sent us … Continue reading »

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Friday May 17 Update

Lots of traffic on the Hurley today, most heading up from Pemberton.  Going down to Pemberton from the summit was icy and slippery. Raining hard at the top. The summit area is a mix of ice, snow, mud and water. 2-3km of challenging driving with 4wd and good tires needed. No grader working as of … Continue reading »

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Hurley Closed

Dec 12. After all the recent snow, the Hurley is closed to vehicle traffic for the winter. Update from Dec 11: Crossed Hurley summit at about 2:30 today. Moose was on other side. It was -3 and snowing at summit.  Someone stopped because of moose and needed chains to get going again.  Next time I … Continue reading »

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Nov 16 Update

Nov 16 at 10am. We have received another update this morning and conditions have changed since the messy conditions night. Thanks to Scott Frizzell for the latest update and photos. Came west over the Hurley at 10am. Single lane hard pack to the pass. The grader is working plowing snow from the pass west and … Continue reading »

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Nov 14 Update

Update from Nov 15th: I drove over at 1.00pm. It was raining at the summit and it was a scary drive and lucky I didn’t meet anyone coming the other way, it was very slippery and lots of snow at the summit. The graders were working on the bottom 8km which was nice. There is … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving Update

Update from later Thursday night: Reports of the track being icy and a vehicle sliding off and getting stuck. Came over the Hurley tonight with 12-14 inches at the summit. A grader is working on snow clearing and should have it cleared by tomorrow, they are 4km from the summit. Thanks to Barbara Engstrom for … Continue reading »

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October 2 Snow Update

Thanks to Oben Hart for the latest Hurley update and photos. We drove the Hurley this morning around 7am from Gold Bridge to Pemberton. We got through fine in our truck without chains, but the road condition worsens the further you get from Gold Bridge. The initial stretch was ploughed yesterday due to some resource … Continue reading »

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