Road Report Jan 17

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 had a trace of snow fall yesterday, average of 5.5″ of snow on the ground. Local streets are snow covered and slick in places. Click for Local Forecast.

Warm Lake Highway: (Jan 17) mail truck driver said the county patrol has been blading Warm Lake high way yesterday and today. He indicated about an inch of snow on the pavement going over the top. Said the road is pretty good.
Big Creek Summit SNOTEL station 6580′

South Fork Road: (Jan 17) mail truck driver said the South Fork road has not been plowed, but there are tracks that are down to pavement in many places up high, and mostly clear road below Reed Ranch (ice on the shady corners as usual.)
Tea Pot Weather Station (5175′)

EFSF Road: (Jan 17) mail truck driver said the recent snow stuck to the ice and improved the driving conditions.

Lower Johnson Creek Road: No current report.
Upper Johnson Creek Road: closed at Landmark to wheeled vehicles for the winter.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Snowmobile Trail Report: Per County Groomer report – “Johnson Cr Rd – Landmark to Wapiti Meadows 1/11/18”
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

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′
——————————-

Advertisements