Shoemaker hill, the steep and winding portion of 10th Ave SE, was quickly closed for the winter season following the overnight snowfall on Nov. 12.
🚧 Shoemaker Hill will now be closed for the winter season 🚧 pic.twitter.com/kGOQSHb2gV
— City of Salmon Arm (@SalmonArmBC) November 12, 2019
The hill is blocked with gates each winter and reopened in the spring, as its hairpin turn is hazardous when the road is slippery. The road is generally reopened in the early spring; the gates were unlocked in late March 2019.