Welcome To Crystal Mountain

It will take only one visit to Crystal Mountain to fall in love. Crystal’s amazing terrain during the winter will leave you wanting more, and the summer will leave you breathless at 6,800 feet, with the best views of Mt. Rainier. Crystal is the ideal destination for family fun, providing ski and snowboard lessons, delicious dining options, and a community of passionate families to connect and build friendships.
    • Lift Tickets & Lessons
      Buy Tickets In Advance For The Lowest Prices
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      Lift Tickets

      Lift tickets are required to ride the chairlifts or gondola at Crystal Mountain. Tickets are available online for scenic gondola rides or for skiing and snowboarding. For discounts, go online one week or more in advance to confirm an advance booking. You have the option to buy single and multi-day lift tickets.

      Buy Lift Tickets
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      Lessons

      If this is your first time skiing or snowboarding, we highly recommend taking a lesson. We feature a special package that includes everything you need to get started. Our friendly instructors will tailor a lesson around your ability level and provide meaningful instruction to improve your skills. We have lessons for all ages and abilities, so explore our options to find your best fit.

      Book A Lesson
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      Rental and Demo Equipment

      Crystal Mountain has all the equipment you need for a full day of skiing or snowboarding. We address all your needs and desires whether it’s outerwear, boots, helmets, or, of course, skis or a snowboard. We also feature high-performance demo equipment from top brands and carry the latest skis and snowboards freshly tuned, waxed, and ready to ride.

      Rent Equipment
      Events
      Don't miss out on all the fun! Check out what's going on at Crystal Mountain.
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      Event Calendar

      Crystal Mountain is your year-round destination for events, competitions, and festivals for all ages. Our Mountain Music series keeps you entertained all winter long. Yoga festivals and disc golf competitions keep your summers lively. Check out our events calendar to see what’s happening during your visit.

      Browse the event calendar
    • The Journey To Crystal Mountain
      Getting Here is half the adventure and part of the fun
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      Road Trip

      If driving is your chosen way of getting to Crystal Mountain we’re closer than you think! Crystal Mountain is just 90 minutes from Tacoma and 105 minutes from Seattle. Not nearby? It's worthy of a road trip from further destinations like Oregon, Idaho, California or Canada. Just follow our helpful drive directions on our getting here page.  

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      Air Travel to Crystal Mountain

      The fastest way to get to Crystal Mountain from destinations all around the U.S. or world. We've put together flight instructions from popular states like Colorado, Texas, New York, and California. There are easy to follow instructions on our getting her page that make the trip easy. 

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      Local Bus Groups

      We've collected the schedules of regional buses that make trips to Crystal Mountain throughout the year. You will find the schedules and the necessary contact info to hitch a ride with one of these awesome groups. Located on our getting here page. 

    • What to do when you're here
      Explore everything Crystal Mountain has to offer
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      Ski and Snowboard

      Crystal Mountain is known for its unique terrain of steep spines, exposed peaks, and beautiful scenery. Skiing or snowboarding at Crystal Mountain is an experience you’ve got to try. We're here when you're ready to uncover all the adventure possibilities at Crystal Mountain.

      uncover possibilities
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      Where To Eat

      The dining available at Crystal Mountain is amazing. From the highest restaurant in the state to a marvelous timber frame mid-mountain lodge, the food and dining selection is Northwest-inspired and delicious.

      Discover Dining At Crystal
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      Shopping and Services

      Looking for the latest outdoor apparel and accessories or need a quick tune up? Check out all the shopping and services provided at Crystal Mountain. 

      Explore Mountain Services
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      All Activities

      There is a lot to do at Crystal Mountain. High alpine adventure awaits during the winter and summer. Check out our activities page to view everything we have going on. Bring your friends and family to experience it together.

      Join in on the Activities
    • Weather and info you need for your trip
      Check the conditions and hours before you arrive.
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      Mountain Report & Webcams

      Get all the information you need to plan those "sick days." Read the famous "Tips Up" mountain brief from our on-mountain reporters and patrollers. And check out our webcam feeds to see conditions in real time.

      Get the Mountain Report
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      Hours of Operation

      Make the most of your time on the mountain. Find important information on daily operations, including lift open and close times. Know before you go.

      When we're open