Dog-Friendly Hikes

Don’t leave your furry K9 friend at home this summer! As you make plans to visit Mt. Rainier and the surrounding area, remember that dogs are not allowed in the National Park. The good news is, dogs are welcome at Crystal Mountain all summer long! There are tons of great trails around the area that  … Read more

Best Camping Spots Near Mt. Rainier

The best camping spots can sometimes be hidden right in our backyard. With Mt. Rainier National Park just under two hours from Seattle, there’s plenty beautiful campsites to add to your Summer must-visit list:   Crystal Mountain: Featuring 66 spots with RV hookups, Crystal Mountain transforms into a great basecamp for those looking to explore  … Read more

Our Top 3 Favorite Hikes Near Mt. Rainier

Thinking about taking some time this summer to explore what the mountains have to offer? Hiking in and around Mt. Rainier National Park is a wonderful way to explore the Pacific Northwest, soak in the natural beauty of the Cascades, and enjoy some recreation time with friends and family. With hundreds of miles of trails  … Read more

Spring Skiing in Green Valley Memorial Day Weekend

Is your goggle tan fading? We have a solution for that! You’re invited to join us Memorial Day Weekend May 24th – 27th for some spring skiing and snowboarding. We will be operating the Mt. Rainier Gondola and the Green Valley Express chair to give you access to the spring snow in Green Valley. Tickets are  … Read more

Free Lift Tickets for Federal Employees

UPDATE 1/26/19: SINCE THE SHUTDOWN HAS ENDED THIS OFFER IS NO LONGER VALID.  THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SPENT TIME WITH OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS. CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN OFFERS FREE LIFT TICKETS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES FURLOUGHED DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Starting Thursday, January 17, 2019 all federal employees who are furloughed due to the government shutdown will  … Read more

How One Olympian Gets Kids Excited to Hit the Slopes

With ski season around the corner, it’s time to dust off your boards and start daydreaming about an epic snow year. But as the snow starts to fly, how do you get the kids excited to head to the slopes too? Former Olympian and U.S. Ski Team member Libby Ludlow has it covered. With the  … Read more

What’s NEW For The 2018-19 Winter

The 2018-19 winter season is fast approaching and our team has been hard at work to make improvements over the summer. From the addition of more snowmaking capabilities to the most recent news of Crystal Mountain Resort joining the Alterra Mountain Company, there’s a ton to learn about. Let’s jump right in! Welcoming Crystal Mountain  … Read more

Alterra Mountain Company Closes On Crystal Mountain Resort

ALTERRA MOUNTAIN COMPANY CLOSES ON CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT IN WASHINGTON EXPANDING REGIONAL ACCESS TO THE COMPANY’S FAMILY OF DESTINATIONS *For info on how this affects Crystal Mountain pass holders, please visit the Season Pass FAQ page* Denver, Co. – (October 1, 2018) – Alterra Mountain Company announces that it has closed on the purchase of Crystal Mountain Resort  … Read more

Alterra Mountain Company To Aquire Crystal Mountain Resort

Kristin Rust Alterra Mountain Company Director of Public Relations [email protected] 303.801.7271 ALTERRA MOUNTAIN COMPANY TO ACQUIRE CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT IN WASHINGTON Expanding Regional Access to the Company’s Family of Destinations DENVER, CO, September 5, 2018 – Alterra Mountain Company announces that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington, which would  … Read more

Ditching Plastic Materials

Moving Towards A Greener Future At Washington’s Largest Ski Resort As many of you are aware, the City of Seattle has ditched plastic straws! This is a great first step in becoming a better steward of our environment in the state of Washington and we couldn’t be more proud to call this state our home.   … Read more