north cascades Highway

Process For Reopening North Cascades Highway To Begin
Process For Reopening North Cascades Highway To Begin
Process For Reopening North Cascades Highway To Begin
The Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin the process of reopening the North Cascades Highway for the season on Monday (March 25). The 37-mile stretch of State Route 20, which includes Rainy and Washington Passes, closes annually during the winter months from the Ross Dam Trailhead to Silver Star due to heavy snow and persistent avalanche risks...
North Cascades Highway Closing For Season
North Cascades Highway Closing For Season
North Cascades Highway Closing For Season
The Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the seasonal closure of the North Cascades Highway. The 37-mile stretch of State Route 20 between the Ross Dam Trailhead (milepost 134) and Silver Star (milepost 171) will close tomorrow (Thursday, Nov...
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Stevens Pass, North Cascades Hwy
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Stevens Pass, North Cascades Hwy
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Stevens Pass, North Cascades Hwy
Winter is still officially sixty days away but there’s a lot of snow heading to the mountain passes of the Cascade Mountains this week.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Stevens, Rainy, and Washington Passes, where up to six inches of snow could fall below 3,000 feet; a foot-and-a-half of snow could fall between 3,000 and 5,000 feet; and up to two feet of snow cou
North Cascades Highway (SR-20) Reopens To All Traffic
North Cascades Highway (SR-20) Reopens To All Traffic
North Cascades Highway (SR-20) Reopens To All Traffic
After being closed intermittently since late July, State Route 20 (SR-20) has once again fully reopened to all vehicle traffic. As much as forty miles of the highway from Newhalem to Washington Pass has been shutdown due to two large forest fires which have been burning very close to the road for nearly a month...
North Cascades National Park: Plan your Alpine Adventure 
North Cascades National Park: Plan your Alpine Adventure 
North Cascades National Park: Plan your Alpine Adventure 
The North Cascades National Park is the least visited National Park in Washington state due to its remote location. Because of its stunning alpine landscape, featuring snow-capped peaks and over 300 glaciers, the North Cascades area is often referred to as the "North American Alps...