Are chains required on Blewett Pass?

Chains are currently required on all vehicles except all wheel drive. If you have to drive over the pass, use extreme caution. There is compact snow and ice on the road and crews say it is snowing hard with strong gusty winds and poor visibility.

Is the North Cascade Highway open now?

SR 20 North Cascades Highway is closed for the season.

Is the North Cascades Highway open?

Current: State Route 20 (North Cascades Highway) is closed at milepost 134 (Ross Dam Trailhead) for the season. For updates, visit Washington State Department of Transportation.

What is the condition of Snoqualmie Pass today?

The current weather report for Snoqualmie Pass WA, as of 12:53 PM PDT WED MAR 30 2022, has a sky condition of Mostly Cloudy with the visibility of 10.00 miles. It is 53 degrees fahrenheit, or 12 degrees celsius and feels like 50 degrees fahrenheit.

Does Snoqualmie Pass ever close?

A major reason the passes close is to allow specialized crews to remove the avalanche hazard. SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. — If you’re wondering why Snoqualmie, Stevens and other passes across the Cascade mountains frequently close during bad snow storms, look no further than the cliffs to either side of the roads.

What roads in Washington require chains?

Commercial vehicle chain requirements

  • I-90 between North Bend (MP 32) and Ellensburg (MP 101)
  • I-82 between Ellensburg Exit 3 (MP 3.00) and Selah Exit 26 (MP 26.00)
  • SR-97 between (MP 145) and Junction.
  • SR-2 between Dryden (MP 108) and Index (MP 36)
  • SR-12 between Packwood (MP 135) and Naches (MP 187)

How big is White Pass Ski?

1,402 skiable acres
Terrain. White Pass Ski Area offers 2,000 feet of vertical and 1,402 skiable acres. With a top elevation of 6,500 feet and a base elevation of 4,500 feet, there is on average 350 inches of annual snowfall, bolstered by snowmaking at the base area at Far East and Poma Face.