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Related Regions: Washington, United States, North America, Seattle


Crystal Mountain ski area is located next to Mt. Rainier National Park in the Cascade Range of Washington, less than two hours from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Crystal Mountain offers 2,600 acres of accessible terrain (2,300 acres of which are lift served). Skiers and riders will find everything from relaxed groomers to challenging advanced terrain. Expansive backcountry parallels the open boundary policy for experts.

11 lifts service Crystal Mountain’s 486 inches of average annual snowfall. Crystal Mountain has a summit elevation of 6,872 feet, delivering 3,100 feet of vertical. The winter season usually runs from Thanksgiving to mid-April. This year-round resort offers a number of summer activities as well, including disc golf, scenic gondola rides, hiking, horseback rides, mountain biking and mountain yoga.   



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    Vertical Drop
  • 4400ft


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  • Longest Run

    2.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    2600 ac

  • Snow Making

    10 ac

More Info

Two full service restaurants, two cafeterias, deli-expresso bar, complete day lodge, two full service bars, pub, and salon. A new 12,500-square-foot on-mountain restaurant, dubbed Campbell Basin Lodge, near the top of the Forest Queen lift. Sports shop, post office, grocery, and chapel at area. Ski patrol first aid room; Community Memorial Hospital 39 miles away. Ski rental and repair at slope and in Seattle and Enumclaw. Cross country rental and repair in Seattle and Enumclaw. Ski classes in racing, moguls, powder, telemark, snowboarding, Junior and children. Updated ski service center.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/23/201804/21/2019
  • Years Open
  • Average Snowfall

Best Crystal Mountain Hotels

The perfect year-round getaway for Mt. Rainier & Crystal Mountain
68317 Wash. 410 E Crystal Mountain, 98022
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Crystal Mountain Hotels Alpine Inn
33818 Crystal Mountain Blvd. Crystal Mountain, 98022
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Crystal Mountain Reviews

9th January 20193
My frame of reference are the ski resorts of the Austrian and Italian alps so of course a medium sized local resort...Full review
24th September 20185
I grew up learning to ski here. I live 1:30 minutes away and have been taking my kids here to learn how...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Crystal Mountain

    33914 Crystal Mtn Blvd.

    98022 Crystal Mountain


    United States

    Phone: (360) 663-2265