Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Crystal Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 31%
  • Beginner
  • 15%
  • Families
  • 29%
  • Intermediate
  • 34%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 23%
  • Advanced
  • 37%

Helpful Highlights:

Fun day. Power out in lodge but free day on Chinook. Very gracious of Crystal Mountain to offer this very nice perk to their loyal patrons. Total thumbs u...

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  • 2

    Lack of good lockers for storage of ski gear!

    by mr.billrocks - 8th January 2010

    Pros: Friendly staff, decent runs.

    Cons: Very poor locker situation, and weak/disorganized shuttle operation

    Close to my house so easiest to go there, but if I lived closer to Stevens I would go to Stevens instead. Good ski school for kids. Great food at the 2 re... Full review

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  • 5

    We love Crystal Mountain

    by mike freeman - 22nd November 2009

    Pros: Terrain for every level of skiier. Lesson for children allow adults time to ski. We

    Cons: bathrooms require you to go down two flights of stairs with ski gear on.

    We have come here for the past 5 years. Other than the restrooms being difficult to access with ski gear on this place is perfect. We camp on the mountain... Full review

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  • 4

    Crowded for a reason

    by boardfreak - 13th March 2009

    Pros: Looooong runs, variety of terrain

    Cons: Long lines on weekends, not enough seating in lodges at lunchtime

    Crystal is my home mountain, so my family has spent a lot of time there. My kids have taken 2 yrs of lessons, both skiing and snowboarding and have always l... Full review

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  • 3


    by skibumb-retired - 5th February 2009

    Pros: Excellent Terrain

    Cons: Everything Except the terrain

    Crystal is probably the most extreme skiing area in the US. More so now since there are now additional obstacles on every trail. Snow is getting thin and wi... Full review

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  • 1

    Crystal Mountain, awkward slopes, rude staff

    by lead14 - 31st January 2009

    Pros: Good advanced slopes

    Cons: Rude staff, awkward intermediate and beginner slopes

    Crystal Mountain is good for advanced skiers, but bad for beginners or intermediates. The advanced slopes are challenging and there was lots of snow. The in... Full review

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  • 5

    Crystal mountain is HUGE!

    by scratch - 22nd January 2009

    Pros: HUGE, great snow, fast lines, varied terrain

    Cons: crowded, long drive

    I've only been to Crystal Mt. once, unfortunately. Luckily when I went there was lots of good snow, which happens here more than many other places in WA. ... Full review

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