Note: Winter road conditions change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports.
Yellow Pine: We have had cold dry weather the last few day. We still have 3″ of old snow on the ground (not melting), local streets are snow covered and a bit slick. Click for Local Forecast.
Warm Lake Highway: Last report Dec 6 – County plowed Warm Lake highway after the last storm. Big Creek summit is snow packed and slick.
Big Creek Summit snowtel shows 33″ of snow.
Big Creek Summit SNOTEL station 6580′
South Fork Road: Last report Dec 6 – mail truck driver reports snow covered roads until reaching the lower end of the South Fork, where the snow had melted and refroze into ice, very slick, “plenty of rocks to dodge.”
EFSF Road: Last report Dec 6 – mail truck driver reports the lower end of the EFSF is “pure ice”, then snow floor to Yellow Pine. Lots of rocks to dodge in the usual places, no trees down.
Johnson Creek Road: Upper end closed at Landmark to wheeled vehicles for the winter. (No current report) Lower Johnson Creek road was reported 2 weeks ago to be “terrible” with pot holes and snow.
The elevation at Landmark is 6,630 feet
Johnson Creek Airstrip Webcam:
(Note: MTE is aware the webcam is down, says it is “frozen”.)
Lick Creek: Closed for winter to wheeled vehicles.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet
Yellow Pine to Stibnite: (Last report Nov 21) Open, chains advised.
Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Closed at Stibnite with snow. Truck reported to be stuck for the winter on the other side of Monumental.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.
Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Closed. (This is the road that goes from Big Creek/Edwardsburg up over Elk Summer, down to the South Fork of the Salmon River by Trails End Subdivision, then over to Warrens.)
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet.
Deadwood Summit: No current report. Deadwood snotel showing 41″ of snow.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)
Deadwood Summit SNOTEL station 6860′