Crystal Mountain Resort WA

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Crystal Mountain Resort WA Ski Packages

Lodging + Lift Tickets Discount Price
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
23% off $377
Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center - Seattle/Renton
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
23% off $678
WoodSpring Suites Seattle Tukwila
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
23% off $962

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Crystal Mountain has the most lift accessed vertical in Washington and offers up a variety of terrain as well as breathtaking views of Mount Rainer volcano. Lodging-wise, there are a few hotel options at the base and nearby Greenwater is a cute little town. For après ski, don't look past Snorting Elk. It's a super authentic ski bar and pretty much the only nightlife on the mountain.

16/17 Historical Snowfall

Crystal Mountain Resort WA

Crystal Mountain Resort WAMission Ridge
beginner11 %8 %
intermediate54 %63 %
advanced32 %38 %
expert3 %13 %
total runs57 56
ski area2,600ac 2,000ac
summit elevation7,012ft 6,820ft
total lifts-6
child lift ticketFree $7
adult lift ticket$80 $69
back country
value for money
average total snowfall347″ 80″

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Crystal Mountain Resort WA Reviews

Very Good 4 / 5
based on 21 reviews

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Average!3.2 / 5Nov 13, 2017
RPRick P.
advanced skier
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
Average!3.1 / 5Nov 12, 2017
MTMelissa T.
advanced skier
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
Superb!4.9 / 5Nov 12, 2017
CSChristopher S.
advanced snowboarder
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 the groomers and the snow is always deep. I love making the trek to... More
Very Good!4.2 / 5Nov 11, 2017
AMAndrew M.
advanced snowboarder
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 some tourist it kinda sucks but just head up early... More
Average!3.5 / 5Nov 11, 2017
advanced skier
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
Average!3.1 / 5Nov 08, 2017
advanced snowboarder
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
Superb!4.5 / 5Nov 07, 2017
MTMark T.
advanced snowboarder
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
Very Good!4 / 5Oct 20, 2017
JKJohnny K.
This is the biggest resort in Washington State at 2600 acres and is directly East of Mt. Rainier. At the top of the mountain you can get great views of Rainier literally IN YOUR FACE on days that it is not cloudy. 468" of snow per year so there are plenty of deep days. Hit Northway Chair for a backcountry-ish experience!
Superb!5 / 5Oct 16, 2017
DGDave G.
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.
Superb!5 / 5Oct 08, 2017
MBMike B.
Crystal Mountain is everything a ski area should be. The location is beautiful, The terrain is beautiful and the people are friendly.. really good vibe and views. The lift system is basic and the mt has a good flow.. The main attraction and only attraction here is the skiing. Its not a bottom line for profit only operation and you can tell that the... More

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