Road Reports Jan 27, 2019

The only way to get to Yellow Pine is via the South Fork route. Be aware of winter conditions, roads are likely ice and snow covered, trees and/or rocks may be down in the road. Higher elevation roads are closed. Please share road reports. Conditions change quickly this time of year.

Yellow Pine: We have had dry weather the last few days, 15″ of old snow on the ground. Local streets are snow packed, watch for ice on sunny corners.
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Yellow Pine Webcam: (check date on image)

Warm Lake Highway: Last report Wednesday (Jan 16) road is snow covered and in good shape, a few icy spots in the shaded corners.
SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

Highway 55 Webcams Link:

South Fork Road: Last report Tuesday (Jan 22) mail truck driver reports the road is icy and very slick.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′

EFSF Road: Last report Tuesday (Jan 22) Mail truck driver says the road is pretty good.

Lower Johnson Creek Road: Note to drivers – when traveling to the dump, please use the river side of the road for wheeled vehicles so the hill side can be for snowmobilers. Turnouts will be plowed.
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:

Upper Johnson Creek Road: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet

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

Profile Creek Road: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam: (check date on image)

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Midas Gold is keeping the road open.
Midas posted 1/22/2019: “This past weekend Stibnite received 10-14” of snow and our team spent long days clearing roads. This new snow, combined with recent rain and warmer temperatures left multiple trees down and small avalanches.”
Link to FB photo:

Stibnite Weather Station 6594′

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

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

Deadwood Summit: Closed to wheeled vehicles.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′

Payette Avalanche Advisory
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