BOEALPS Boeing Employees Alpine Society
Northwest Avalanche Center NWAC:
The Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) is a collaborative effort between the US Forest Service Northwest Avalanche Center and the non-profit Northwest Avalanche Center, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The mission of NWAC is to save lives and reduce the impacts of avalanches on recreation, industry and transportation in the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington and northern Oregon through mountain weather and avalanche forecasting, data collection and education.
Trailhead Direct is a transit van service that connects Seattle, Bellevue and Issaquah to hiking destinations along the I-90 corridor. This pilot project is sponsored by King County Parks, Metro’s Community Connections program and Seattle Department of Transportation and seeks to ease vehicle congestion, reduce safety hazards and expand access to hiking destinations along I-90.
This is a seasonal service that operates only on weekends and designated holidays. For the 2018 season, designated holidays include Memorial Day (May 28), Independence Day (7/4) and Labor Day (Sept. 3).
Washington State Department of Transportation: Mountain Passes