Road Report April 18

Note: Spring road conditions change quickly. It is “Rock Migration” season! Be prepared for rocks and trees falling in the road. Please share road reports.

Yellow Pine: We had quite a bit of rain Sunday night/Monday morning, snowed Tuesday morning (and melted.) Local streets are bare and a bit muddy, pot holes full of water. Most of the snow is gone, just a few piles where it slid off north facing roofs. Click for Local Forecast.

Warm Lake Highway: (April 18) mail truck driver (Robert) reports Warm Lake Highway is snow free over the summit, road is in good shape.
Big Creek Summit SNOTEL station 6580′

* South Fork Salmon River Road Load Restrictions – A few weeks ago, the spring load restrictions were placed on the South Fork Salmon River Road. These restrictions will remain on the road until June 1 or earlier if conditions warrant and the signage is removed.
MapNotice:
South Fork Road: (April 18) mail truck driver reports bare pavement all the way in, no rocks to move. Lots of snow in the high elevations. (Elk herd this side of Reed Ranch.)
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′

EFSF Road: (April 18) mail truck driver said he didn’t have to move any rocks this morning, but there are smaller rocks to dodge. The road is roughest (pot holes) between Eiguren Ranch and Yellow Pine.

Lower Johnson Creek Road: Old report to watch for rocks coming down on the road this side of the airport bridge.
Upper Johnson Creek Road: Closed at Landmark for winter to full sized vehicles.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Snowmobile Trail Report: No current report, conditions have changed.
Last groomed by county Jan 11th: “Johnson Cr Rd – Landmark to Wapiti Meadows”
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Closed for winter to full sized vehicles. Open between Yellow Pine and Zena Creek Ranch.
Trail Report: No current report, conditions have changed.
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Closed for winter to full sized vehicles.
Trail report: No current report, conditions have changed.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. No current report, conditions have changed.

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.
Trail Report: (Apr 14) 4-wheelers made it half way to the summit.

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

Deadwood Summit: No current report.
Trail Report: Groomed by county Landmark to Deadwood Summit 3/26/18
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
Deadwood Summit SNOTEL station 6860′
——————————-

Advertisements