Author Topic: Washington Parks Section 2 Map 26/27 - Rainy Pass open again - Sep 2013  (Read 673 times)

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Offline Skyler_WA

UPDATE 9/16/2013:  As Carla noted below, the land slides have been cleared and Rainy Pass has been open again since 9/12.

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UPDATE 9/6/2013:  More heavy rain has triggered more land slides, so Rainy Pass is closed again.

Ref: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades

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UPDATE 8/19/2013:  The land slides have been cleared and Rainy Pass is now open again.

Ref: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades

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Original closure report:

WA State Route 20 is closed indefinitely at Rainy Pass (between Newhalem and Winthrop) due to multiple land slides.

Nearest detour route is US Highway 2 over Stevens Pass to the south.

http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot/sets/72157635037166187/with/9495958514/

http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20130811/NEWS01/708119885#Rock-mud-slides-close-North-Cascades-Highway
« Last Edit: September 16, 2013, 07:07:32 pm by Skyler_WA »

Offline jrswenberger

Re: Washington Parks Section 2 - Rainy Pass closed - Aug 2013
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013, 07:58:49 am »
Looks like some quiet riding up there for a while...

Jay
ACA Life Member 368

Offline Skyler_WA

Re: Washington Parks Section 2 Map 26/27 - Rainy Pass closed again - Sep 2013
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2013, 07:46:51 pm »
bump -- see first post for 9/6/2013 update

Offline CMajernik

Re: Washington Parks Section 2 Map 26/27 - Rainy Pass closed again - Sep 2013
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2013, 05:44:20 pm »
It reopened on Sept. 12.
Carla Majernik
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