Road Reports July 21, 2019

Note: Starting Monday, July 22, the South Fork road will be closed from 7am to 4pm during the week. Back country road conditions can change quickly, be prepared for rocks and trees in the road, remember there is no cell phone service. Please share road reports.

Yellow Pine: Residential streets that did not get dust abated are getting torn up and VERY dusty. Please respect residents and slow down!
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Yellow Pine Webcam: (check date on image)

Warm Lake Highway: Clear
SNOTEL Big Creek Summit 6580′

Highway 55 Webcams Link:

South Fork Road: Starting July 22 the South Fork road will be closed Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm on weekdays, with no closures over the weekends.
More info:
Map w/info:
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:

EFSF Road: Last report Friday (July 12) report the road is excellent between the So Fk and YP, only a few wash boards.

Johnson Creek Road: Watch for extra traffic due to closures on the South Fork route.
Report Wednesday (July 17) mail truck driver (Robert) says the wash boards on the upper end are getting worse, V. Co. grader did Halfway Hill recently, and from above Wapiti Meadow Ranch to YP is still good.
On Wednesday (July 24) Dust abatement will be applied to Johnson Creek road from Wapiti Meadow Ranch to Yellow Pine.
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet

Lick Creek: Reported open June 23. No current report.
Report Tuesday (July 2 early morning) “The road wasn’t bad. Some wash outs and ruts but just bumpy.” AP
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Reported open June 23. No current report.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Big Creek Webcam: (check date on image)

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open Weekends only
Update from Midas July 18: The road is still closed Monday through Thursday and open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Good progress is being made, but it is likely that we still have a few weeks of work ahead.
Stibnite Weather Station 6594′

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Reported open June 30. Plan weekend travel due to Stibnite road repairs.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: ATVs made it over the top July 13, was not advisable for passenger vehicles at that time. (May be open by now?) No current report.
July 13, 2019 (photo by SA)

Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Secesh: Report June 3 The road from McCall to Secesh is open. Construction on Warren Wagon Road during the week.

Stanley to Landmark: Report July 4 “Road is graded and dust sealed from Hwy 21 to Bruce Meadows, modest washboard across Bear Valley.” -DP

Deadwood Summit: Reported Open June 16th
Update from BNF June 26th: Access to Deadwood Campgrounds is open along FS 579 road from State Highway 21. Access to Deadwood Campgrounds from FS 582 (Clear Creek Rd) to FS 579 is open. Cascade to Landmark access to Deadwood Campgrounds via FS 579 road is open. FS 555 road to Deadwood Campgrounds is too rough to travel and not a recommended route.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
SNOTEL Deadwood Summit 6860′
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