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Winter tire and chain-up regulations in effect from October 1 to April 30 Attention motorists:

Winter tires or chains are required on most routes in British Columbia from October 1 to April 30. For select highways not located through mountain passes and/or high snowfall areas, tire and chain requirements end March 31. These routes are marked with regulatory signs posted on highways throughout the province. We reserve the right to restrict travel at any time of the year depending on road conditions.
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Messiter Summit
Hwy 5, about 20 km south of Blue River and 19 km north of Avola, looking north. (elevation: 701 metres)

 

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Lempriere
Hwy 5, approximately 40 km north of Blue River, looking south.
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Blue River
Hwy 5 at Shell Rd., looking north-east.
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Messiter Summit
Hwy 5, about 20 km south of Blue River and 19 km north of Avola, looking north.
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Wire Cache - N
Hwy 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking north.
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Wire Cache - S
Hwy 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south.