Ski & Ride Free This Sunday at Crystal Mountain

Wrap-up a Great Winter with Free Lift Tickets April 7th

THOMPSONVILLE, MICH – To say, “Thank You” for a great winter, Crystal Mountain is offering a day of free skiing and riding this Sunday, April 7th - the latest closing date in more than a decade. The day is sure to be a great one with a slope side cookout, special end-of-season deals at Crystal’s Mountain Sports, and a chance to buy your 2013/2014 season pass at the absolute lowest price.

“The 2012/2013 season has been wonderful; great conditions on the hill all season long, fantastic powder days, and we met a lot of guests discovering northern Michigan skiing and riding for the first time,” said Chris MacInnes, Crystal’s Chief Operating Officer. “I think this winter will go down as one of the best at Crystal Mountain.”

Benzie County received more than twelve feet of snow this year, and Crystal skiers and riders enjoyed a base of more than 5 feet for much of the season.

And even as this season continues, plans for the 2013/2014 season are well underway – including a brand new Buck Quad Chairlift; more skiable terrain, recontouring of the Buck Hill; and expansion and improvements to Crystal’s snowmaking capabilities.

For more information on Crystal’s Ski & Ride Free Event, visit http://www.crystalmountain.com/events/ski-free.

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort with one of Golf Magazine’s Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Spa Magazine’s Best Midwest Spas three years running, named among the inaugural Detroit Free Press 16 Green Leaders in Michigan and recognized as one of Condé Nast Travelers 50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America (2011) . Located in northwest lower-Michigan, a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the resort features downhill and cross-country skiing, Michigan Legacy Art Park, golf, alpine slide, water playground, lodging, dining, countless year-round outdoor activities and kids programs, an IACC-approved conference center, weddings, real estate and Crystal Spa.

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