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Crystal Mountain Resort

33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd, 33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98022-7938
(360) 663-3050
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Peaceful gondola ride in the summer

Not cheap but we felt worth the money. The ride is about 8 mins long ( each way) great views up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lazigirl
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Vernon, Canada
A ride to the top

And what a view for about $20 per person. Mt Rainier is an incredible sight from the ridge at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bill C
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Jacksonville, Florida
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An alpine ski resort in the Washington Cascades.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“gondola ride” (21 reviews)
“ski resort” (14 reviews)
“summit house” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd, 33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98022-7938
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(360) 663-3050

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not cheap but we felt worth the money. The ride is about 8 mins long ( each way) great views up, down and at the top. Not at all scary- in fact one of the least scary gondolas I've been on. Worth the trip up...More

Thank lazigirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

And what a view for about $20 per person. Mt Rainier is an incredible sight from the ridge at the top of the slopes, but it is an incredible sight from plenty of other places too. Lunch/dinner is available. A short walk is available too....More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Mt Rainer, plan to stop off here in-between when you move between the Sunrise and Paradise areas. The gondola up the mountain is fun - roughly $20 bucks a person isn't cheap. But the view of Mt Rainer and the distance views of...More

2  Thank babalu w
Tiana A, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Mountain Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing a review, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is not the closest ski area to Seattle but it by far the best! There is a good mix of beginning, intermediate, and expert terrain. The bottom to top Gondola that was put in several years ago really enhanced an already good experience. If...More

1  Thank Alec D
Tiana A, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Mountain Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again next winter!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

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

1  Thank Michelle W
Tiana A, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Mountain Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you and your family on the slopes this winter!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

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...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

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
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 24 March 2017 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....More

1  Thank Spence333
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
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