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 Crystal Mountain offers
a world class ski facility

Ranked #1 in Washington and in the top 5 on the West Coast, Crystal Mountain offers world-class skiing, snowboarding and so much more. Nestled next to Mt. Rainier, Crystal Mountain is the largest and highest lift serviced ski resort in Washington.

With an average annual snowfall of 486 inches–40 feet–and the most modern snowmaking system in Washington, skiers can count on a long and dependable ski season at Crystal Mountain. Crystal also operates one of the most modern lift fleets in the country, including a gondola, two six-pack detachables, two high-speed quads, and five fixed-grip chairs.

Additionally, with over 2,600 acres of terrain, Crystal is nationally renowned for some of the best back-country skiing in North America.

All of this less than two hours from Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellevue.


Crystal mountain



  • Annual Snowfall: 486 inches

  • Snow making: 40 Acres

  • Terrain: 2,600 Total (2,300 acres lift serviced)

  • Elevation: Summit of the Silver King - 7,012 feet

  • Base Area - 4,400 feet

  • (Lower Northway 3,912ft.)

  • Vertical: 3,100 feet



  • 57 named runs

  • 11 beginner

  • 54 Intermediate

  • 35 expert/advanced



  • Number of Lifts: 11

  • One gondola

  • Two high-speed detachable six-passenger lifts

  • Two high-speed quads

  • One fixed-grip quad

  • Two triples

  • Two doubles

  • One children’s surface lift

  • Lift Capacity: 19,588 people per hour


Winter/Spring Activities

The resort offers a broad range of fun events, including CMAC Racing programs that develop strong skills and a deep love for the sport, scenic gondola rides to The Summit House (Washington’s highest elevation restaurant), snowshoe tours, live music events, wine tastings, ski and snowboard lessons, and the renowned  Snorting Elk Cellar, voted Best Apre’ Ski Bar in North America in 2017!


Summer Fun

Crystal Mountain offers year-round fun for family and friends. You’ll find access to miles of hiking trails, endless wildflowers, Alpine lakes and awe-inspiring views. From hiking and biking, to horseback-riding and mountain yoga, Crystal Mountain has it all.