Category Archives: Road Reports

Updated Road Report Oct 15

Note: This time of year road conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports!

Yellow Pine: Snowed on and off most of the day Friday, by Saturday morning we had an inch of snow on the ground. Most of that snow melted, but there is still 1/2″ snow in the shade Sunday morning. Local streets are clear and damp. Forecast for dry weather the next 4 days.

Johnson Creek Road: No current report. Probably some snow up high. Last report the road is rough with pot holes.
Big Creek Summit SNOTEL station 6580′

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report roads are in good shape. Watch for ice early morning in the shade. EFSF road is holding up well.

Lick Creek: Report from last weekend: A little snow up high. (Probably more snow now.) Rough road near the summit on both sides. EFSF road from Zena Creek to YP is in good shape.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

** UPDATED ** Profile Creek Road:  Profile gap still passable as of Sunday (10/15) afternoon.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: Probably closed with snow. No current report.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: This is the road beyond Warren down to the South Fork of the Salmon River near Trails End Subdivision. [Then up to Elk Summit and over to Big Creek/Edwardsburg.]
Report that the road was closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs, and will probably be closed for most of October.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet.
map:

Deadwood Summit: Report from from DP on Friday (Oct 13) of a foot of snow at the summit and snowing hard.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)
Deadwood Summit SNOTEL station 6860′

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.

Sugar Creek Road: Closed to public access.
SugarCreekRoadClosedSign-a.
(photo credit S Amos)
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Road Report Oct 13

Note: This time of year road conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports!

Yellow Pine: Early Friday morning 1″ snow fell in Yellow Pine and starting to melt. Local roads are mostly bare and wet. Forecast snow Friday, sunny Saturday and Sunday.

Johnson Creek Road: No current report. Probably some snow up high. Last reports the road is rough with pot holes.
Big Creek Summit SNOTEL station 6580′:

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report roads are in good shape. EFSF road is holding up well.

Lick Creek: Report from last weekend: A little snow up high. (Probably more snow now?) Rough road near the summit on both sides. EFSF road from Zena Creek to YP is in good shape.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: report from Sunday (Oct 8) “Profile still has snow on it. It was 4 wheel drive and no chains this time. The snow is probably 10-12 inches on top and probably 3 miles down each side.” BMc  (Probably has more snow now?)
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: No current report and no idea if the road is open or closed. Snow up high.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: This is the road beyond Warren down to the South Fork of the Salmon River near Trails End Subdivision. [Then up to Elk Summit and over to Big Creek/Edwardsburg.]
Report that the road was closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs, and will probably be closed for most of October.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet.
map:

Deadwood Summit: No current report.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)
Deadwood Summit SNOTEL station 6860′:

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.

Sugar Creek Road: Closed to public access.
SugarCreekRoadClosedSign-a.
(photo credit S Amos)
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Road Report Oct 11

Note: This time of year road conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports!

Yellow Pine: Dry weather Mon-Tues, today we are getting sprinkles. Local streets are wet. Forecast for chances of snow tonight thru Friday.

Johnson Creek Road: mail truck driver (Elaine) reports no snow (yet) this morning at Landmark. She said Johnson Creek road was “better than a month ago.” No trees or rocks down. (Last report was a lot of pot holes.)

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report roads are in good shape. EFSF road is holding up well.

Lick Creek: Report from last weekend: A little snow up high. Rough road near the summit on both sides. EFSF road from Zena Creek to YP is in good shape.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: report from Sunday (Oct 8) “Profile still has snow on it. It was 4 wheel drive and no chains this time. The snow is probably 10-12 inches on top and probably 3 miles down each side.” BMc
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Edwardsburg on Sunday (Oct 8) Morning by Becky
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: No current report and no idea if the road is open or closed. Snow up high.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: This is the road beyond Warren down to the South Fork of the Salmon River near Trails End Subdivision. [Then up to Elk Summit and over to Big Creek/Edwardsburg.]
Report that the road was closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs, and will probably be closed for most of October.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet.
map:

Deadwood Summit: No current report.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.

Sugar Creek Road: Closed to public access.
SugarCreekRoadClosedSign-a.
(photo credit S Amos)
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Road Report Oct 8

Note: This time of year road conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports!

Yellow Pine: A little over an inch of snow on the ground this morning, local streets are wet w/a skiff of snow. Will probably melt soon.

Johnson Creek Road: Last report the road was getting “pot-holey”. May be some snow up high today.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report roads are in good shape. EFSF road is holding up well.

Lick Creek: No current report. Probably some snow up high. Rough road near the summit on both sides, watch for boulders sticking up out of the road.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: No current report. Might be some snow up high.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: No current report and no idea if the road is open or closed. Snow up high.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Road will be closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs. Source says no traffic will be able to get thru the area near the South Fork bridge for at least most of October. No current report.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet.
Work Schedule:
Oct. 3-12 Work on lower repair
Oct. 17-26 Complete work on lower repair
map:

Deadwood Summit: No current report. Probably snowy up high.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Oct 4

Note: This time of year road conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road.

Yellow Pine: Drizzles of rain and a few snow flurries in the last couple of days. Local streets are wet.

Johnson Creek Road: Wednesday (Oct 4) mail truck driver (Robert) says Johnson Creek road is getting pretty “pot-holey”, no snow.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Report from Wednesday (Oct 4) Roads are in good shape. EFSF road is holding up well. No trees or rocks down.

Lick Creek: No current report. Rough road near the summit on both sides, watch for boulders sticking up out of the road.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

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

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: No current report.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Road will be closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs. Source says no traffic will be able to get thru the area near the South Fork bridge for at least most of October.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet
Work Schedule:
Oct. 3-12 Work on lower repair
Oct. 17-26 Complete work on lower repair
map:

Deadwood Summit: No current report.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Oct 1

Note: This time of year road conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for snow at high elevations and rocks/trees falling in the road. Please share road reports!

Yellow Pine: We have received 0.83″ of precipitation in the last 2 days with 1/4″ of snow on the ground this morning (melting.) Local streets are wet and pot holes full of water.

Johnson Creek Road: Road was still snow free as of Friday morning, but there may be some snow above 6000 feet today. The usual pot holes are starting to show up after this wet weather and heavy traffic.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Last report from Tuesday (Sep 26) road is in good shape. EFSF road is holding up well.

Lick Creek: No current report. Probably has some snow above 6000 feet now. Rough road near the summit on both sides, watch for boulders sticking up out of the road.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: No current report, may be some snow in the pass.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: No current report. Probably has snow above 6000 feet.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Road will be closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs. Source says no traffic will be able to get thru the area near the South Fork bridge for at least most of October.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet
Work Schedule:
Oct. 3-12 Work on lower repair
Oct. 17-26 Complete work on lower repair
map:

Deadwood Summit: No current report. Probably has snow above 6000 feet.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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Road Report Sep 29

Yellow Pine: Local streets are drying out, sunny weather this week, rain in the forecast this weekend.

Johnson Creek Road: Road was still snow free (and Landmark) as of Friday morning. The usual pot holes are starting to show up after this wet weather and heavy traffic.

South Fork / EFSF Road: Report from Tuesday (Sep 26) Road is in good shape, pavement is dry. EFSF road is holding up well.

Lick Creek: No current report. Probably had some snow up high last week, warmer weather probably has melted it off – weather change coming next week. Rough road near the summit on both sides, watch for boulders sticking up out of the road.
Note: Lick Creek Summit has an elevation of 6,877 feet

Profile Creek Road: A recent report that the road is currently snow free, last week’s snow has melted. Forecast for snow line to lower to 6000′ early next week.
Note: The elevation at Profile summit is 7607 feet.

Stibnite to Thunder Mountain: No current report. Best guess is the snow from last week’s storm has probably melted, but snow is in the forecast early next week down to at least 6000′.
Note: The elevation at Monumental Summit is 8590 feet.

Big Creek to Elk Summit to Warrens Road: Road will be closed Monday Oct 2 for repairs. Source says no traffic will be able to get thru the area near the South Fork bridge for at least most of October.
Note: Elk Summit is at an elevation of nearly 9000 feet
Work Schedule:
Oct. 3-12 Work on lower repair
Oct. 17-26 Complete work on lower repair
map:

Deadwood Summit: Probably still open, no current report.
Note: The Approx Elevation at Deadwood Summit is 6,883 feet (2,098 m)

Golden Gate Road: The road is only passable on foot due to large deep wash-out about 2/3rds of the way up.
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