Road Reports Feb 10, 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: Since Wednesday we have received 1″ of new snow, measured 18″ on the flat this morning. Winter storm warning for more snow in the next couple of days. Local streets are snow covered.
Friday, Feb 8 report: “Ice floor from Poverty to Cascade.” – LI
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Yellow Pine Webcam: (check date on image)

Warm Lake Highway: Current conditions unknown. Report Wednesday (Feb 6) mail truck driver (Robert) said the road was recently plowed and in good shape (snow floor.)
SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

Highway 55 Webcams Link:

South Fork Road: Current conditions unknown. Report Wednesday (Feb 6) mail truck driver reports the road was plowed on Tuesday (Feb 5th) and pretty good.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′

EFSF Road: Current conditions unknown. Report Wednesday (Feb 6) mail truck driver says the road was plowed yesterday (Feb 5th) and in good shape.

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. Current conditions unknown.
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.
Update 2/4/2019: Warmer weather and rain this [last] weekend caused instability in the snow and small avalanches. With more snow in the forecast, travel safe and be aware of road conditions.
The picture was taken around mile 7 of Yellow Pine/Stibnite road and Tamarack Creek.

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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