Chinook Pass

WSDOT Closes Chinook, Cayuse Passes for the Season
It's that time of year again -- Chinook and Cayuse passes on State Routes 410 and 123 in Mount Rainier National Park have closed for the season, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced this morning (Nov. 29).
State crews had temporarily closed the passes last week, just …
WSDOT Crew Geared Up to Clear Chinook Pass
Springtime cues crews up to Chinook Pass. After a careful assessment last week, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers began clearing the 5,430-foot pass. Each year crews blast, plow and blow their way through 20 to 30 feet of snow to clear the highway...
New Section of State Route 410 Finally Open
Crews opened a new stretch of State Route 410 Thursday, nearly three years after a landslide destroyed part of the highway and cut off direct access between Chinook Pass and the town of Naches. For the residents who live along this scenic byway, it’s been a costly few years, spend…
Search And Rescue Unhook A Man Hanging On A Cable
A 26-year-old man was rescued May 13 after he was caught hanging on a cable over the Naches River. Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say member of the Yakima Search and Rescue Water Response Team along with members of the tech rescue team had to rig a pulley system and a rescue li…

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