Black Ice is reported between Moneta and Waltman this morning on US 20-26.

Most area roads slick to slick in spots; Chain law on South Pass; Black Ice east of Moneta

(Fremont County, Wyo.) — Roads across the region are mostly slick to slick in spots with areas of snow. The Wyoming Department of Transportation reports black ice conditions between Moneta and Walman on U.S. 20-26 between Casper and Shoshoni. The chain law is in effect on South Pass.

The Split Rock monument and the Split Rock is one of the county's scenic attraction east of Jeffrey City along the old Oregon Trail. (County10.com)

Split Rock still looms large on the Oregon Trail

(Jeffrey City,Wyo.) – Westbound emigrants in the Sweetwater Valley on the Oregon Trail saw the distinctive gunsight notch of Split Rock and “steered to this cliff with a steadiness that was astonishing,” according to one diarist. The landmark stands 11 miles west of Devil’s Gate and about 75 miles east of South Pass.