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North Cascades Highway

Washington"s popular and scenic pass

by JoAnn Roe

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Mountaineers in Seattle, WA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Cascades Scenic Highway (Wash.),
  • North Cascades National Park (Wash.)
    • Subjects:
    • North Cascades Scenic Highway (Wash.) -- History.,
    • North Cascades National Park (Wash.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index.

      StatementJoAnn Roe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF897.C3 R627 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL677967M
      ISBN 100898865174
      LC Control Number97024305
      OCLC/WorldCa37157555

      A milepost guide to the North Cascades Highway. star of more Washington State photo calendars and coffee table books than probably any mountain save for Rainier. Lusted-after by rock climbers Author: Mike Mcquaide. North Cascades Highway Guide (Book): Darvill, Fred T. Libraries closed through at least May 4 - All Library locations and book drops are closed until at least May dates are extended until we reopen, so please keep your Library materials for now.

      The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located approximately 75 miles east of Interstate 5, at milepost on the North Cascades Highway (Highway 20), on Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. The drive is slow but scenic as the highway winds . The North Cascades Highway A Roadside Guide to America's Alps (Book): McLeod, Jack: Each year thousands of drivers travel Washington State's breathtakingly beautiful North Cascades Highway (State Route 20), observing the region's alpine flora and fauna and its dramatic geologic features. The North Cascades Highway, an illustrated natural history guide, helps travelers and readers to.

        New releases “The North Cascades Highway: A Roadside Guide to America’s Alps” by Jack McLeod (University of Washington Press, $). A beautifully photographed guide to the history Author: Seattle Times Staff. Marked by the massive bulk of Liberty Bell and Early Winters spires, Highway 20 — also known as the North Cascades Scenic Highway — is a designated byway located on the Cascade Loop. It is surrounded by jagged peaks and valleys, waterfalls and more than glaciers within the North Cascades National Park.


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It’s easy to fall in love with the North Cascades. Many writers in this blog have expressed wonder and joy with forest discoveries. Many argue that the North Cascades Highway is the most scenic in Washington State.

Of all the passes that traverse the Cascades, this is the most mountainous, with high hairpin turns and jaw-dropping vistas. It’s so rugged, it closes during winter months. Portions of SR 20 are known as the North Cascades Highway (originally the North Cross State Highway), which is a designated Washington State Scenic Byway and a National Forest Scenic Byway.

The Sherman Pass Scenic Byway begins at Republic, and extends 40 miles (64 km) east across the mountainous Kettle River Range, Colville National Forest, and the Columbia River through Kettle Tourist routes: International Selkirk Loop, North.

In The North Cascades Highway: A Roadside Guide, author and photographer Jack McLeod takes readers through a number of stops at eye-catching sites along eighty miles of the highway.

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Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys.

North Cascades Visitor Center in Newhalem The North Cascades Visitor Center is worth a stop if you need information about the park on your way in.

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Upper and Lower Goodell Group Camps Directions: Located north of SR 20 at mile post 13 miles (21 km) east of Marblemount, 74 miles ( km) west of Winthrop. Details: Situated in lush, old growth forest on the banks of the Skagit River.

Elevation '. Capacity: Lower Group sites maximum 50 people, 25 vehicles per site. Upper Group maximum 30 people, 10 vehicles per sites.From the salty sea air surrounding the Puget Sound, flowering fruit trees from Leavenworth, Wenatchee and Lake Chelan, acres of fresh cut hay and farmland in the Methow and Skagit Valleys, and miles upon miles of lush evergreen forest along the Stevens Pass Greenway and North Cascades National Park.

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