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Dec Update

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 travel Hurley will be on a sled. Saw one truck going opposite way as me (chains) and … 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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June 2 Update

Thanks to Pat Mulrooney for the latest Hurley update of the road being dry and smooth sailing and photo from the summit. Thanks to Quinn for sending in the photo of the moose! This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to [email protected] or post in the comments below. … Continue reading »

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Hurley Plowing 2018 #2

Today Tom has plowed to about 500m from the summit and got further than he thought. The km’s on the Squamish side can be difficult but he is hopeful he can break through tomorrow (Thursday). If not, he will start early on Friday to get it open for the weekend!  As soon as it is … Continue reading »

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Opening Update

The big question everyone has been asking is “Will the Hurley be open for the long weekend?” We still don’t have an answer and will provide updates as soon as they come in. There is still a high risk of avalanches in the Green Mt area and last we heard was the danger would remain … Continue reading »

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Avalanche Photos

Thanks to Julie-Anne Chapman from She Shreds Mountain Adventures for sending in these photos from recent avalanches on the Hurley.  Several shots of some big ones on the East Hurley that deposited a small forest on the road. The winter season is coming to an end. Ride safe up there! Lots of people are already … Continue reading »

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Dec 3 Update

The Hurley is getting lots of different types of traffic as you can see from the latest driver update below.  The road is plowed narrow so please drive slow and stay on your side of the road. If you have a radio they are using Resource Road Channel 19. It is illegal to snowmobile on … Continue reading »

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Nov 28 Update

Thanks to Scott Frizzell for the latest Hurley update and photos. Crossed from Bridge River over the Hurley at 12 pm today. It is open. Studded winter tires had no Issue. Truck with trailer spun out at 8km up from the pemberton valley. Lots of Logging and heavy equipment traffic. Single lane in the pass … Continue reading »

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Mowich Creek Mud Slide

UPDATE Nov 25: Sounds like the culvert needs to be replaced and the work was not finished yesterday. High clearance is needed to get over the rocks in the slide area. Chains recommended for the summit. UPDATE Nov 24 : Crews are working to repair Mowich Creek slide area and it should be open by … Continue reading »

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Nov 13 Weekly Update

Nov 14 Update 8.30am: Road is graded and has gravel and in good condition until about 2km before the summit where snow accumulation picks up and the road is no longer maintained. Some slippery patches from about 20km down to 16km where the heavy snow changes to light snow and then to rain as you … Continue reading »

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November 4 Weekly Update

Nov 12 Update: Drove over the Hurley today (Nov 12) from Gold Bridge. 5 km either side of the Pass app 1.5 feet of snow. Drove in ruts if thankfully similar sized truck (Pathfinder). Was not plowed past point where grade starts up to pass. Closure imminent if no further plowing. Thanks to Allan for … Continue reading »

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Oct 24 Update

Oct 29 Update: Hurley is in great shape and more material is being put on the Pemberton switchbacks. The Lillooet FSR has some huge potholes hiding under the leaves. Thanks to John for the photo and update. Oct 24: The Hurley has been graded and is back to 2 way traffic.  Yesterday the grader was … Continue reading »

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