Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Crystal Mountain

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Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 60
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.7

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 33%
  • Beginner
  • 42%
  • Families
  • 50%
  • Intermediate
  • 46%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 33%
  • Advanced
  • 33%

Helpful Highlights:

It was the best weekend of my life!! on that Saturday, I learned to ski. Then the next day I went down a black diamond. The slopes were awesome, they were c...

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  • 2

    March 8th - the last trip of my ski season!

    by SnoChaser - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Nice RESORT setting, one high-speed lift,

    Cons: NO HALF-PIPE and expensive for a monday???

    WOW... nice day but getting slushy... was in the upper 40's. Has one high-speed lift but NO half-pipe... thats LAME!!! The facilities arenice for a mid-si... Full review

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  • 4

    Pretty much everything you are looking for.

    by Ryan Pringnitz - 8th October 2009

    Pros: Terrain park, # of runs, lodging, and food are all good enough

    Cons: They can have big crowds

    They can have quite the crowds to deal with. Lift lines can be up to 15 minutes long. Although this is the nicest ski hill close to Grand Rapids. They ha... Full review

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  • 4

    Crystal Mtn.

    by snowguy7 - 22nd February 2009

    Pros: Fun runs, clean and big resort

    Cons: Lines were fairly long, but mainly avg. Short runs

    The first resort of the trip this last weekend, and Mich. has treated us well so far. Good conditions, fairly crowded but not that bad so it was expected. ... Full review

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  • 4

    Crystal Mountain Sunday

    by cuco75 - 9th February 2009

    Pros: Excellent Terrain Park- HalfPipe was pretty sweet

    Cons: Some runs were a little short. Small town with not much to do.

    Awesome ski resort!! It was a real blast and I loved the Black Diamond run that was nice and wide. Trails were great but some were a little short. This ski ... Full review

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  • 4

    Crystal's a Great Midwestern Family Ski Destination

    by lastmate - 29th January 2009

    Pros: Good variety of runs for resort size + nice XC trails

    Cons: Quite crowded on weekends, especially holidays

    We've been visiting the Crystal Mtn area every year for the past 18 years with our group of Cincinnati skiiers, and always have a great time. Most of our g... Full review

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  • 4

    Crystal Mountain

    by Andrew.Balcom - 12th December 2008

    Pros: Bad Ass Ski Resort, Good Runs, Nice Terrain Park

    Cons: Long Line, Cramped Runs

    Crystal is a little expensive but its always a good time and most definitely worth the money. Its really fun to gap the small building on the backside of Bu... Full review

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