Road Report Jan 7

Note: Winter road conditions change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports.

Yellow Pine: We have about 5″ of old snow on the ground, bare ground under trees in the forest. It has been warmer than normal and melting during the day and freezing at night, very slick. Local streets are snow covered and slick in places. Click for Local Forecast.

Warm Lake Highway: (last report Jan 3) – snow floor over the summit.
Big Creek Summit SNOTEL station 6580′

South Fork Road: (last report Jan 3) very slick on the shady corners.
Tea Pot Weather Station (5175′)

EFSF Road: (last report Jan 3) road is extremely slick, very icy (worst part of the trip in) even in 4 wheel drive the ice wants to draw you towards the river.

Johnson Creek Road: Upper end closed at Landmark to wheeled vehicles for the winter.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Lower Johnson Creek Road: (last report Jan 3) mail truck driver reports the road is icy and slick in places. The county plowed the road well out to Wapiti Meadow last week.
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/
Johnson Creek Snowmobile Trail Report (Dec 14): Trail cleared from Yellow Pine to Landmark.

Lick Creek: Closed for winter to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Closed for winter to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Last report Dec 13: Open, chains advised, icy.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Closed at Stibnite with snow. Truck reported to be stuck for the winter on the other side of Monumental.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Closed.
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Deadwood Summit: No current report.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
Deadwood Summit SNOTEL station 6860′
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