Snow, Snow and More Snow

Yep, that’s right! The forecast is looking deep, fluffy and white! Basically what we’re trying to say is, call in sick this week because it’s going to be a great week on the slopes!   Not only is there a substantial amount of snow headed our way according to NOAA, but we have some fun  … Read more

A Sneak Peak Into March Happenings

Ready to ski and party your way through March? We sure are. We have an action packed month planned for you, your friends and family. Wether you enjoy music, watching ski competitions, competing in competitions or just dancing the night away, there’s something on the calendar to “suit your fancy.” 1. Crystal Mountain National Freeride  … Read more

RDL Test Center Now Open!

Unlimited Access to Rossignol, Dynastar and Lange Demo Skis & Boots! Located under the top terminal of the Mt. Rainier Gondola, the RDL is stocked with all the new 2017 Rossignol and Dynastar skis! Give one, two or all of the skis a test ride to find the perfect ride for you. If you need  … Read more

Crystal Mountain Volunteer Ski Patrol is now Accepting Applications

The Volunteer Ski Patrol will be holding a Skills Evaluation the weekend of February 11 & 12, 2017. The evaluation is a one-day event; you may participate either Saturday or Sunday. Minimum requirements: You must be at least 21 years of age. Expert level Alpine Skier or Snowboarder able to ski/ride safely and in control  … Read more

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

Happy New Year! 2017 started out with 9″ of fresh snow and more throughout the day! If that wasn’t the best start to your 2017, we don’t know what is! Before we look forward into what January has to offer, we wanted to take a second to recap on all the fun that was had  … Read more

Crystal Mountain’s Infamous B-Lot Culture

When you think of Crystal Mountain, WA, you probably think of the steep terrain, deep powder days, and athletes like Ingrid Backstrom, Tyler Ceccanti, Blair Habenicht, and Morgan Hebert that call this place home. What you might not think of is its community that fills the slopes and the motorhomes in Crystal’s B-Lot every weekend. Ingrid Backstrom, a  … Read more

Crystal Mountain Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Every year Americans use about 50 billion single-use plastic water bottles. Out of those 50 billion single-use water bottles, only 1 out of every 5 make it into recycling. Crystal Mountain Resort has taken the step to help reduce our environmental impact by banning the sale of single-use plastic water bottles mountain-wide.  Crystal Mountain Resort  … Read more

What’s New for the 2016-2017 Season

It’s been a busy summer!  Several improvements were made to increase guest satisfaction this winter and beyond.  We invested a little over $1.5 million on the following projects: Upper Plaza – Expanded Heated Pavers & Replaced Stairs The upper plaza around Right Angle Sports and the entrance to the Day Lodge was upgraded with heated  … Read more

Trail Map Stories

Trail Map Stories Written by Kim Kircher Members of the Crystal Mountain community have played a large part in our history and development. Several of these members have been honored over the years by finding a place on our trail map. Below are some of the stories behind the trail map names. Arwines: Gordon “Gordy” Arwine  … Read more

Over 235,065 Water Bottles Refilled Mountain Wide

In 2011, Crystal installed it’s first of three “green” water refilling stations in the Summit House at Crystal Mountain. The next two followed in 2012 and were installed in the Campbell Basin Lodge and the day lodge in the base area. These water stations have helped save over 235,065 plastic water bottles from being purchased  … Read more