Welcome to Crystal Mountain! Nestled next to Mt. Rainier, Crystal Mountain is the largest and highest lift serviced ski resort in Washington, less than two hours from Seattle on the Northeast edge of Mt. Rainier National Park! We look forward to sharing with you up coming events and current news from Crystal Mountain. Please see the documents provided below for your research and publication efforts. For general mountain information please visit our Facts & Statistics page.

Press Visit Guidelines

Letter of Assignment
Please fax or e-mail us a letter of assignment from your editor or producer at least 48 hours in advance of your arrival. Freelancers please send samples of your past published stories. Your letter of assignment should include the story idea, a date when your piece is scheduled to run and the circulation numbers of the publication/broadcaster. Also, include your arrival and departure dates. The earlier you notify us of your visit the better we will be able to assist you.

Commercial/Promotional Production
Any size commercial or promotional production, including a major film or local advertising is required to provide the following:

  • U.S. Forest Service permit (Up to $350 per day – based on number of people on location).
  • Certificate of Insurance naming Crystal Mountain, Inc. and the US Forest Service as additionally insured for $2 million
  • Payment of Location and Other Fees
  • Model Releases

Promotion for Crystal Mountain
Production which features CM or otherwise satisfies Marketing requirements to waive ski area fees still requires a model releases.

Complimentary & Discounted Tickets
Complimentary or discounted lift tickets are issued only to media on assignment once the proper requirements have been met.

Depending on availability, our lodging partners may be able to provide discounted lodging upon request. Learn more about lodging. After your visit, we’d appreciate a copy of any resulting work to keep in our files. Knowing what you produced helps us better assist you on future projects.

Media Kit

Press Contact

For press inquiries or to arrange a visit please contact: Tiana Anderson, Director of Marketing Email