Access to White Pass Resort on US12 in WA remains closed due to the three washouts that occurred last week. WSDOT has been working 24/7 to restore access. They hope to post an estimated timeline for reopening on the project page later this week. In the meantime, Mission Ridge and 49 Degrees North is honoring White Pass’ current season passholders as part of their 5 day free exchange program. Others offering to help out and share the stoke:
Steven’s Pass: FREE mid-week lift ticket for WP Season Passholders! Head to their Guest Services Desk, present your pass.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort: FREE SKIING to White Pass Season Passholders and Employees until the road is reopened and WP begins operating. Simply present your pass at Schweitzer’s Guest Services Counter to receive your lift ticket.
Mount Hood Meadows: Passholders – $29 open to close lift ticket with presentation of 15/16 season pass and valid ID. Employees – free skiing with valid employee ID and picture ID. Offer will be good through closure.
Leavenworth Ski Hill: White Pass Season Passholders and Employees get complimentary Nordic and Alpine skiing at the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club’s venues while White Pass is unable to operate. Present your 2015-16 White Pass season pass at any of the LWSC open ticket windows to receive a complimentary day-ticket.
WSDOT has cleared the roadway near the east tunnel (milepost 166) and access is restored on US 12 to the Rimrock Lake area. A hard closure remains on the east side at the upper Tieton Road, milepost 159. ONLY LOCAL RESIDENTS can access through the east side washout. No access from the west. Map below shows the washout at milepost 154, three miles east of White Pass and two washouts between mileposts 141 and 142 west of White Pass (larger image here.