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Rainy Pass

Between Whistler and Frisco mountains, this pass with an elevation of 4,860 feet is at the crest of the Cascades, third highest pass, behind Harts pass at 6,197 feet, the highest road crossing in the state; Sherman pass is 5,575 feet, and Chinook pass is 5,440.


Highway 20 construction, a film by the Washington State Department of Highways, ca. 1972. This film examines many of the new and challenging road construction techniques used to build the North Cascades Highway. Presented by TVW with footage courtesy of the Washington State Archives.