Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Crystal Mountain

Planning a ski trip to Crystal Mountain? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Crystal Mountain stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Crystal Mountain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

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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  • 5

    Ski Crystal

    by avicontrol - 23rd January 2013

    Pros: Some of the steepest skiable terrain in the world!

    Cons: No town, long drive up and down.

    Crystal seems to be able to hide away from the ski media. While it sits magestically behind Mt. Rainier National Park, it gives visitors the best view and w... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Ski Area in Washington

    by RockerDad - 29th February 2012

    Pros: Varied Terrain, great ski school, stunning views

    Cons: Few base area amenities, no tubing, no night skiing

    Crystal Mountain is the gem of Washington state ski areas. The hill features terrain that appeals to the beginner, the intermediate, and the advanced ski... Full review

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  • 4

    One of Washington's Best

    by BillyDimlow - 4th July 2011

    Pros: high quality lifts, terrain, snow

    Cons: Costs a ton

    Crystal mountain is a great ski area in Washington, of course there are some problems but nevertheless the skiing is great because of the downhill terrain a... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Terrain, Terrible Customer Service

    by challettv - 1st March 2011

    Pros: Terrain, Variety, Size, Lift Speed

    Cons: Expensive Lift Ticket, Extra to Ride All Lifts, Customer Relations are Horrible

    $65 lift tickets, $73 if you want to ride the gondola I ski and I board. Crystal has AMAZING terrain. It is well worth the trip and the cost on days w... Full review

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  • 5

    The best Washington ski area for a reason

    by rocubr - 16th February 2011

    Pros: terrain, fast lifts, large, RFID tickets

    Cons: crowds, parking, in a snow shadow sometimes

    Crystal has the most expansive selection of terrain for experts. It is the largest ski area in Washington and very well developed. The lifts are fast and us... Full review

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  • 4

    Best Advanced Terrain in WA

    by jasonracey - 14th January 2011

    Pros: Terrain, Views, RFID Ticket System, Gondola, Vertical Drop, Base Elevation, Snow

    Cons: Expensive, Crowded, Cloudy, Layout

    Crystal is about a 90-minute drive from my home so I've been here several times over the past few years. This year they've added a new gondola and an RFID t... Full review

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