Crystal Mountain Resort WA, Washington


4400 feet
7012 feet
Vertical Drop
2612 feet
Vertical Drop


Beginner Runs
11 %
Beginner Runs
Intermediate Runs
54 %
Intermediate Runs
Advanced Runs
32 %
Advanced Runs
Expert Runs
3 %
Expert Runs
Total Runs
Total Runs
Terrain Parks
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
2 miles
Longest Run
Skiable Terrain
2600 acres
Skiable Terrain
Snowmaking Area
10 acres
Snowmaking Area

Opening and closing dates

Season Open Date Close Date
2017/2018 11/15/2017 04/01/2018 (estimated)
2016/2017 12/10/2016 04/02/2017
2015/2016 12/05/2015 03/27/2016
2014/2015 11/21/2014 04/05/2015

Lift ticket and season pass prices

Category Age restrictions Price (USD unless otherwise stated)
Adult 16 - 69 $80
Child 10 & under Free
Child 11 - 15 $56
Senior 70 & over $24
Season Pass
(Anytime Pass)

Overall Rating

4.1 / 5 Very Good

based on 13 reviews

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


Availability, quality and pricing of lodging


How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders


How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?


How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders


Quality of the off-piste terrain


Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

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


Quantity and quality of the snow


How uncrowded is the resort


Après ski and dining options


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


How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness

Latest reviews

Score: 4.3 / 5Nov 28, 2017
Crystal is the best resort to visit in WA State, with the best slopes for all levels of skiing. A perfect destination for any family weekend outing if you're in the South Sound ... More
Chris intermediate skier
Score: 4.4 / 5Nov 23, 2017
Fantastic first time boarding with friends and staying at the resort made recovery a great experience. Would do it again as soon as I recovery from a recent injury. Hopefully this coming season will bring fresh wonderful snow to lighten the ... More
Mitchell F. beginner snowboarder
Score: 3.9 / 5Nov 23, 2017
My favorite terrain in the PNW, great snow at their elevation, and plenty of steeps, bowls, chutes, and drops. Terrain park is pretty minimal, and theres not much for a town or lodging nearby, but thats part of what keeps it from being crowded. Views of Rainier are spectacular! ... More
Connor expert skier
Score: 3.9 / 5Nov 21, 2017
This resort is one of the best. We usually go here at least 3 times each season because it's close and has something for everyone. It has pretty good snow and trails for all types of people. Never disappointed. ... More
Aleks Z. intermediate snowboarder
Score: 4.5 / 5Nov 13, 2017
This resort is very easily accessible from most parts of Washington state. It is very Bueno and I️ can not wait for the season to begin. It’s going to be so baller. ... More
Zach intermediate snowboarder
Score: 3.2 / 5Nov 13, 2017
Great place to ski! Awesome terrain and close proximity to Seattle. Just needs more parking. The best place to get into the bc. Crystal is where it’s at and can’t wair for the season to ... More
Rick P. advanced skier
Score: 3.1 / 5Nov 12, 2017
Its a good local day mountain. It's 2hrs from Seattle where I live so it's a long day but worth the effort if there is good snow. There are very few overnight ... More
Melissa T. advanced skier
Score: 4.9 / 5Nov 12, 2017
This resort is absolutely beautiful. She has views of Mt Rainier on a beautiful day. She’s accessible through Seattle and worth the drive. The Gondola to the top is a great ride even for the views and there is a great restaurant at the top. There’s a bunch of great terrain off ... More
Christopher S. advanced snowboarder
Score: 3.1 / 5Nov 08, 2017
The best location for a day trip from Seattle. High speed lifts, on mountain lodges, and continual investment in the property. Beginner to scary advanced. Hidden gems of snow and places to hang ... More
Doug advanced snowboarder
Score: 4.5 / 5Nov 07, 2017
This is one of my favorite mountains to ride it has everything there if you wanna go big is stick to the groomer you can there is also a lot of tree riding it gets a good amount of snow and is open for a long time ... More
Mark T. advanced snowboarder