Monthly Archives: May 2017
The Hurley will be closed from 11am to noon on Saturday June 3rd around the 17km bridge for road work. Please drive slow through the construction area before and after the closure. The road is muddy and rough and will be graded soon. The East Hurley is also open. Take your time and enjoy the … Continue reading
Snow clearing on the Hurley was completed this afternoon. Streams are running high up there and there is also still the potential for Green Mountain avalanche to come down so there is no stopping between 9 km and 13 km on the Gold Bridge side. Expect muddy and icy patches and watch out for oncoming … Continue reading
Tom is out to around 34 km from Gold Bridge. He’s into the deep and hard snow now. We are expecting the road will be opened early next week sometime. Thanks to machine operator Tom Illidge for the update and photos of his work day yesterday. More updates will be posted as they come in.
Winter is holding on at the Hurley summit and there is still 5.5 feet of snow up there! Snow removal will start on Thursday from the Gold Bridge side and we expect the road to be open sometime the week of May 29th. Another update will be made when the actual date of opening is … Continue reading
UPDATE Friday 19th – The deck replacement work on the steel bridge has been completed. There are reports that someone on a side by side got stuck in the snow and had to leave their vehicle on the Pemberton side. The temps are warming up and the snow is rotten and deep so please do … Continue reading
Rain is expected on the Hurley Thurs/Friday and the FLNRO avy technician analysis is if the Green Mtn avy path’s don’t come down then, the risk is about the same as driving on the Duffy i.e. lower. They feel that crews doing road work can travel in and out at that point more safely. The … Continue reading
Lots of people are asking if the Hurley is passable with a truck and the answer is no not yet! We are expecting an opening update later this week after the avalanche conditions have been assessed. Most of the Green Mountain slide paths did not slide naturally and the avalanche danger is rated at considerable … Continue reading