Crystal Mountain Resort WA Washington

Very Good

4.1 / 5

based on 12 reviews


Advanced / Expert


Crystal Mountain Resort WA is one of the top resorts in Washington. With 57 runs spanning 2600 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 Resort WA

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Very Good

4.1 / 5

based on 12 reviews

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intermediate skier

4.3 / 5

Nov 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 area.... More
MFMitchell F.
beginner snowboarder

4.4 / 5

Nov 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 impact.... More
expert skier
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 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
AZAleks Z.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 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
intermediate snowboarder

4.5 / 5

Nov 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
RPRick P.
advanced skier

3.2 / 5

Nov 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 begin!... More
MTMelissa T.
advanced skier

3.1 / 5

Nov 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 facilities.... More
CSChristopher S.
advanced snowboarder

4.9 / 5

Nov 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
advanced snowboarder

3.1 / 5

Nov 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 out.... More
MTMark T.
advanced snowboarder

4.5 / 5

Nov 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


4,400 feet
7,012 feet
Vertical drop
2,612 feet


Total runs
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
2 miles
Skiable Terrain
2,600 acres
Snowmaking Area
10 acres
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