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Address: 33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98022-7938
Phone Number:
+1 360-663-2265

An alpine ski resort in the Washington Cascades.

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The best family ski resort in WA

Crystal Mountain is great for families with a wide variety of terrain. They make improvements every year. We are a committed Crystal Family!

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michelle W

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Crystal Mountain is great for families with a wide variety of terrain. They make improvements every year. We are a committed Crystal Family!

Thank Michelle W
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460 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a season pass and know the mountain pretty well. There are quite a few options for lunch and the food is pretty good. Be aware there is NO convenient store to buy even a toothbrush or a bag of chips. Also there is no women's or men's locker room to change clothes in private. There is a big... More 

Thank William S
Clackamas, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gondola a plus. amazing views at top!! convenient drop zone for unloading skiis. the band on the plaza was the highlight of our ski wknd!!

Thank jeanneacker
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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it, was stoked about the possible avalanches on the courses. Will definitely plan a return trip for sure!

Thank Alex L
Fox Island, Washington
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today, the rental skis go on sale at Crystal. I was able to buy a pair of used Dynastar skis late yesterday because I was not going to make a long drive just to buy the skis today. Nice of the staff to accommodate me. Beforehand, I spent $55 to rent 2 pair of performance skis to see which pair... More 

Thank Spence333
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the view of rainier from crystal mountain . Can go for skiing as well. a restaurant at the top of the crystal mountain which is mostly crowded .. way to crystal mountain have amazing view .. good to visit if sunny

Thank 405anuc
Georgetown, Grand Cayman
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Ok I am NOT cool enough to say Pow Pow but my 25 year old daughter insisted. Ok I am a blue - green skier. I had a blast. Many runs that never got old. Great snow. The resort gave me a discount for being a veteran and included my depends. The lift operaters were very professional. The restaurant at... More 

Thank Delphinus65
Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Probably the best ski resort I've visited in Western Washington. The location due to its geography has some of the nicest snow on the region. Its got a great mix of different runs of various levels, some of which are nice and long. I definitely experienced some challenging runs that made me feel alive. Most of the chair lifts are... More 

Thank BVinLA
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Crystal Mountain in late May, took the gondola up the summit, and had a great time playing in the snow. As we live in Hawaii, this was a big deal and we had an unforgettable day throwing snowballs and then warming up at the restaurant up there with a lovely hot chocolate and burger. We would definitely go... More 

Thank Heatherheather N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

...and still get high altitude alpine views of Mount Rainier - especially during the peak of summer! We hosted an Australian family visiting us with a very short term Seattle-area itinerary, and found the Crystal Mountain gondola easily accessible for two families to take up a quick and scenic day trip jaunt - and without having to traffic trek the... More 

Thank Tim S

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