Category Archives: Road Reports

Road Report July 18

Yellow Pine: Please drive slow, kids and dogs have the right-of-way (and it helps keep the dust down.) Yellow Pine Ave (main street) was graded and dust abated in late June. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam:

Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Quartz Creek: (July 2) “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:

Warm Lake Highway: Report (July 18) road is really good.

South Fork Road: Report (July 18) road is in good shape. Only a few people on the road.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
http://mesowest.utah.edu/cgi-bin/droman/meso_base.cgi?stn=MCLI1
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: Report (July 18) road is still in good shape. No rocks or trees down. The EFSF road had been dust abated from the South Fork turn off on into Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: Report (July 18) mail truck driver (Dean) reports the county is grading between the Airport and Yellow Pine, met the water truck. Said the road is good all the way to Wapiti Meadow.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Old report (July 2) from The Corner, “Lick Creek is open and good.” – MH
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Last report (July 4) “Yellow Pine to Big Creek turn off is amazing. Big Creek road is not bad. Rough in a few spots, but I have seen it worse. Little patches of snow on top in the trees. Bear grass are blooming like crazy.” – BMc
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Report (July 4) good shape, road graded early summer.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free.”
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Open to the adventurous.
(July 13) Fellow made it over in a small pick up truck.
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.” Report (July 3) via Stanley and Bear Valley, watch for pot holes and ruts.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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Road Reports July 15

Yellow Pine: Please drive slow, kids and dogs have the right-of-way (and it helps keep the dust down.) Yellow Pine Ave (main street) was graded and dust abated in late June. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam:

Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Quartz Creek: (July 2) “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:

Warm Lake Highway: Report (July 11) Road is really good, chip sealing is done and seal-coat applied.

South Fork Road: Report (July 11) road is in good shape.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: Report (July 11) road is still in good shape. No rocks or trees down. Report that the EFSF road had been dust abated from the South Fork turn off on into Yellow Pine.

Johnson Creek Road: Report (July 3) traffic is beginning to beat up the road a bit, starting to become washboardy.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Open. Report (July 2) from The Corner, “Lick Creek is open and good.” – MH
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Open. Last report (July 4) “Yellow Pine to Big Creek turn off is amazing. Big Creek road is not bad. Rough in a few spots, but I have seen it worse. Little patches of snow on top in the trees. Bear grass are blooming like crazy.” – BMc
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Report (July 4) good shape, road graded early summer.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free.”
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Open to the adventurous.
(July 13) Fellow made it over in a small pick up truck.
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.” Report (July 3) via Stanley and Bear Valley, watch for pot holes and ruts.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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Road Report July 11

Yellow Pine: Please drive slow, kids and dogs have the right-of-way (and it helps keep the dust down.) Yellow Pine Ave (main street) was graded and dust abated in late June. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam:

Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Quartz Creek: (July 2) “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:

Warm Lake Highway: Report (July 11) Road is really good, chip sealing is done and seal-coat applied.

South Fork Road: Report (July 10) road is in good shape.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: Report (July 10) road is still in good shape. No rocks or trees down.

Johnson Creek Road: Report (July 11) traffic is beginning to beat up the road a bit, starting to become washboardy.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Open. Report (July 2) from The Corner, “Lick Creek is open and good.” – MH
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Open. Last report (July 4) “Yellow Pine to Big Creek turn off is amazing. Big Creek road is not bad. Rough in a few spots, but I have seen it worse. Little patches of snow on top in the trees. Bear grass are blooming like crazy.” – BMc
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Report (July 4) good shape, road graded early summer.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free.”
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Open to the adventurous.
Report from The Corner (July 3) “Had some folks in today that dug their way through Elk Summit and is now passable with a full size truck.”
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.” Report (July 3) via Stanley and Bear Valley, watch for pot holes and ruts.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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Road Report July 8

Yellow Pine: Please drive slow, kids and dogs have the right-of-way (and it helps keep the dust down.) Yellow Pine Ave (main street) was graded and dust abated in late June. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam:

Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Quartz Creek: (July 2) “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:

Warm Lake Highway: Report (July 7) Road is really good, chip sealing is done. Still needs the lines painted.

South Fork Road: Salmon season closed July 5th. Report (July 7) road is in good shape, quite a few folks still camping, lots of traffic.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: Report (July 7) road is still in good shape. No rocks or trees down.

Johnson Creek Road: Last report (July 3) the road is good, lots of traffic.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Open. Report (July 2) from The Corner, “Lick Creek is open and good.” – MH
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Open. Last report (July 4) “Yellow Pine to Big Creek turn off is amazing. Big Creek road is not bad. Rough in a few spots, but I have seen it worse. Little patches of snow on top in the trees. Bear grass are blooming like crazy.” – BMc
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Report (July 4) good shape, road graded early summer.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free.”
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Open to the adventurous.
Report from The Corner (July 3) “Had some folks in today that dug their way through Elk Summit and is now passable with a full size truck.”
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.” Report (July 3) via Stanley and Bear Valley, watch for pot holes and ruts.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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Road Report July 4th

Yellow Pine: Yellow Pine Ave (main street) has been graded and dust abated. Some local streets had dust abatement applied, other streets are dusty. Please drive slow, kids and dogs have the right-of-way. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam: Link
Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Quartz Creek: (July 2) “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:

Warm Lake Highway: Road is good, watch for stray chips from the sealing project.

South Fork Road: (July 2) Road is in good shape. Report there were around 200 people fishing, lots of traffic.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: (July 2) Road is in good shape.

Johnson Creek Road: Open. Tuesday (July 3) a report the road is good, lots of traffic.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:

Lick Creek: Open. Report (July 2) from The Corner, “Lick Creek is open and good.” – MH
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Open. Report (July 4) Yellow Pine to Big Creek turn off is amazing. Big Creek road is not bad. Rough in a few spots, but I have seen it worse. Little patches of snow on top in the trees. Bear grass are blooming like crazy. – BMc
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Report (July 4) road is in good shape at least to Profile Creek turnoff.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free.”
Note: (July 2) The truck that was stuck last fall was recovered by the owners recently.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Open to the adventurous, not recommended yet.
Report from The Corner (July 3) “Had some folks in today that dug their way through Elk Summit and is now passable with a full size truck.”
Report from The Corner (July 2) “We have had a few motorcyclists make it over Elk Summit from Warren in the past few days so that may be sketchy but passable on motorbikes and ATV’s.”
Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.
(May 21) Warren Wagon Road is open to Secesh and Warren.
(May 23) Secesh Summit (McCall to Warren). Valley County plowed the road open this week.
(May 23) Warren Summit (Warren to the South Fork of the Salmon River) is open with caution as Valley County has not surveyed the roadway for damage yet – travelers may run into road issues.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.”
Report (July 3) Open via Stanley and Bear Valley, watch for pot holes and ruts.
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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Road Report July 1

Yellow Pine: Yellow Pine Ave (main street) has been graded and dust abated. Some local streets have dust abatement applied, other streets are getting dusty. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam:

Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Warm Lake Highway: Last report: Chip sealing on Warm Lake Highway between Landmark and Warm Lake Wednesday (June 27), expect some delays. Report they could be finished soon.

South Fork Road: (June 26) Road is in good shape. Lots of traffic, kayakers and people fishing.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
http://mesowest.utah.edu/cgi-bin/droman/meso_base.cgi?stn=MCLI1
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: Last report (June 26) Road is in good shape. No word on if dust abatement has been applied yet.

Johnson Creek Road: Open. Last report: County was grading in the VO ranch area on Wednesday (June 27).
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Open. Last update (June 11) Had reports that folks are able to make it in over Lick Creek summit. This doesn’t mean the road is “good” tho.
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: Open. Report (June 27) “Profile is open and clear of snow. Road gets more rough the higher you go. Made it all the way to Big Creek without issue.” – DB
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Old report Friday (May 11) that it’s rough in some places, some wash boards starting, and still fairly smooth in other places.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free.”
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Closed.
Update 6/27 from the Yellow Pine Tavern: “WARNING!!! Folks hoping to travel the loop from Yellow Pine to Warren by way of Big Creek by motorcycle or UTV or car please wait a bit. These Boys went over yesterday, they met up with a previous group of 4 and it took 5 to haul their bikes over the snow drifts on a Vertical area. Furthermore a Suburu tried going to Big Creek from Warren and Avalanched into a tree, walked to Big Creek got a ride for 10 miles then continued walking over Profile into Yellow Pine last night and spent all morning trying to get a tow truck to go back there.” Note: The car has been recovered, 11 hour tow truck trip!
link to FB photo:

Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.
(May 21) Warren Wagon Road is open to Secesh and Warren.
(May 23) Secesh Summit (McCall to Warren). Valley County plowed the road open this week.
(May 23) Warren Summit (Warren to the South Fork of the Salmon River) is open with caution as Valley County has not surveyed the roadway for damage yet – travelers may run into road issues.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.”
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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Updated Road Report June 27

Yellow Pine: Yellow Pine Ave (main street) graded and dust abated. Some local streets have fresh dust abatement, others are getting dusty. Click for Local Forecast.
Yellow Pine Webcam:

Johnson Creek Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13313000

Warm Lake Highway: Chip sealing on Warm Lake Highway currently between Landmark and Warm Lake today, expect some delays.

South Fork Road: (June 26) Road is in good shape. Lots of traffic, kayakers and people fishing.
Tea Pot Weather Station 5175′
South Fork Stream Gauge:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?13310700

EFSF Road: (June 26) Road is in good shape. No word on if dust abatement has been applied yet.

Johnson Creek Road: Open. (June 27) Correction, the road had not been graded all the way out, but the county road crew is currently working near the VO ranch today, should be finished soon.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
http://www.ruralnetwork.net/~yellowpinecm/

Lick Creek: Probably Open. Last update (June 11) Had reports that folks are able to make it in over Lick Creek summit. This doesn’t mean the road is “good” tho.
Note: The elevation at Lick Creek Summit is 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: No current report, not quite open yet. Old report (June 16) One skinny track is open over the summit, narrow vehicles only. No trucks or trailers.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.
Big Creek Webcam:

Yellow Pine to Stibnite: Open. Old report Friday (May 11) that it’s rough in some places, some wash boards starting, and still fairly smooth in other places.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Open. (June 23) “Road is in good shape. Both sides of Monumental Summit are snow-free. There is an abandoned vehicle halfway down the back side of Monumental Summit. It is partially blocking the road and would be difficult to get around pulling a trailer.” – SA
(Note: truck owner has been notified the road is open and planning to come get it on the weekend.)
link to FB photo:

Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Closed.
Update 6/27 from the Yellow Pine Tavern:WARNING! ! ! Folks hoping to Travel the loop from Yellow Pine to Warren by way of Big Creek by motorcycle or UTV or car please wait a bit. These Boys went over yesterday, they met up with a previous group of 4 and it took 5 to haul their bikes over the snow drifts on a Vertical area. Furthermore a Subaru tried going to Big Creek from Warren and Avalanched into a tree, walked to Big Creek got a ride for 10 miles then continued walking over Profile into Yellow Pine last night and spent all morning trying to get a tow truck to go back there.”
link to FB photo:

Note: The elevation at Elk Summit is nearly 9000 feet.
(May 21) Warren Wagon Road is open to Secesh and Warren.
(May 23) Secesh Summit (McCall to Warren). Valley County plowed the road open this week.
(May 23) Warren Summit (Warren to the South Fork of the Salmon River) is open with caution as Valley County has not surveyed the roadway for damage yet – travelers may run into road issues.

Deadwood Summit: Open. Report from Deadwood Outfitters (June 5) “Deadwood Summit is open and in good shape.”
Note: The approx elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet.
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