Main roads to Yellow Pine are open, there is snow on top of Lick Creek and Landmark. Please share road reports. Conditions change quickly this time of year.
Yellow Pine: We have a little patchy snow on the ground here, streets are mostly bare. Watch for pot holes on the back Stibnite Road between the cross roads and the post office.
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Yellow Pine Webcam:
Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
Warm Lake Highway: Report (via FB Nov 10) “Some on top of Big Creek Summit, probably 6 inches packed down, a little icy in spots. Not bad driving.” – VB
SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′ (shows 24″ but probably less)
EFSF Road: Old report (Oct 30) starting to get some pot holes.
Johnson Creek Road: Report (via FB Nov 9) “About 8 inches packed down from Trout Creek to the top. Rutted with some icy spots.” – SA
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
Golden Gate Road: FB report Saturday (Nov 10, 2018) “Took the Samurai up Golden Gate Hill today. Cut a few trees off the road. Only a few inches of snow.” – SA
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Lick Creek: Report Sunday (Nov 4) “I didn’t start getting into snow until ‘the big rocks’. There were 6-8 inches at different locations going over the top. No problems at all.” – B (Note: has snowed in YP since this report.)
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet
Profile Creek Road: Road is probably not advisable for wheeled vehicles by now, no current report. Road was last graded 3rd week of September.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:
Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Report (Nov 11) the road is very good, a few ruts aroud Vibika Creek.
Stibnite Weather Station 6594′
Quartz Creek: (July 2, 2018) “Quartz Creek has a big wash out just before a switch back towards the top. Right now only motorcycles can get by but with work some atvs can make it. A shovel and a saw may be needed to widen the trail.” – DB
link to FB photo:
Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: A report (Nov 11) of 6″ snow at Stibnite, probably not advisable for wheeled vehicles over the summit.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.
Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: [Note: road may be closed now.] Report (Oct 13) “Lots of drifting snow, downed trees, and less than travel-friendly conditions.” – SA [Note: Snowing Nov 7th.]
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.
Deadwood Summit: No current report. Might be some deeper snow up yonder.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′