Crystal Mountain Michigan

Very Good

4.1 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Trails

Beginner
22%
Intermediate
48%
Advanced / Expert
30%

Trail maps

Overview

Crystal Mountain is one of the top resorts in Michigan. With 58 runs spanning 103 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

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Crystal Mountain

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Very Good

4.1 / 5

based on 9 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
WRWill R.
intermediate skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 30, 2017
Really love skiing at crystal because of its proximity to my home. It also has an excellent selection of varied runs for all skill sets which caters to a multitude of abilities.... More
MTMax T.
advanced snowboarder
Average!

3.4 / 5

Nov 22, 2017
Best mountain in Washington. Nice gondola, some new upgraded lifts. Great spread out tree lines, some of my favorite runs in Washington. Elks Lodge near the parking lot is a great break spot for a beer! ... More
NNate
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
This was my home resort when I was growing up and I loved it! It is the place that helped build my passion for skiing. Lots of terrian. Decent park. Solid hot tub to hit up. Pizza place about a mile down the road that was always a must stop. Some of my favorite ski memories... More
NNate
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
This was my home resort when I was growing up and I loved it! It is the place that helped build my passion for skiing. Lots of terrian. Decent park. Solid hot tub to hit up. Pizza place about a mile down the road that was always a must stop. Some of my favorite ski memories... More
IIan
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.8 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Crystal mountain is an amazing mountain with knarly terrain. Still holding on to it's small mountain feel. But will be getting busier with time. The snow is amazing. Side country and back country options available. Terrain is veried but is an experts paradise. Hiking out to the... More
AMAndrew M.
advanced snowboarder
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
Crystal Mt in Washington is one of the best areas to ride has steeps and great access to back country it doesn't get to crowded and all the lifts are fast and pretty new great lodging and bars not to far of a drive but it's kinda slow going only two lanes so you get stuck behind... More
JJohn
advanced skier
Average!

3.5 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
What a gem! Great runs. 2 hours from Seattle. Sick blue runs and some nice black ones too. A couple of greens for the new ones also. Lots of space, literally never crowded. ... More
DGDave G.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 16, 2017
My go to favorite ski mountain for western washington. i lived outside of crystal for eight years while working out there and always felt lucky to have it so close to my house.
JAJon A.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
Living in the Seattle area, the three closest ski resorts are Crystal, Stevens Pass, and Summit at Snowqualamie. If I had to choose one to make as my go to mountain, it would deffinetly be Crystal. Crystal has the longest and most runs of any of the three resorts. The only issue... More

Elevation

Base
757 feet
Summit
1,132 feet
Vertical drop
375 feet

Terrain

Total runs
58
Terrain Parks
5
Skiable Terrain
103 acres
Snowmaking Area
96 acres
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