OnTheSnow Best Terrain 2013

The Mountain

OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award Winner:
Best Terrain in the Midwest for 2013

Whether you’re an avid skier, seasoned snowboarder, or simply a snow enthusiast, Crystal Mountain has plenty of pristine terrain on which to offer an unforgettable Michigan winter experience. Ski and ride our 48 downhill slopes. Gracefully glide across 40-plus kilometers of groomed cross-country trails. Snowshoe over 80 acres of wooded valleys while capturing breathtaking overlooks around every bend. The choice is yours. Our Mountain, is yours.

Crystal Mountain Snow Report & Lift Hours

Sun and snow put spring in your step on the slopes!.
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Last Updated: 28-Mar-2015 10:03 AM
Base: 44"-60" Lift Hours: 9am-4:30pm
Trails Open: 46 Trail Conditions: Machine Groomed
Lifts Open: 5 lifts, 2 magic carpets New Snow Last 24 hrs: Nope

= Open   § = Terrain Park Area    = Machine Groomed


Jester's Alley §  
Megan's Way  
Last Chance  
Nason's Trail  
Hoot Owl  
Leo's Legacy  
Tammy's Turn  
J.T.'s Trail  
Main Street  
Totem Park  


Abbey Road  
Dandy's Delight  
Pops' Peak  
Abendroth's Trail  
Huggy Bear Hollow  
Rotary Run §  
Brady's Run  
Interlochen Arts Ave.  
Shelburg's Chute  
Kay Blue  
Short Cut  
By George  
Lake View  
The Ridge  
Little Vincent  
Wally's Way  
Norm's Way  
Weiss Way  
Cut Off  
Piper Pass  


Basin Street §  
Teddy's Turn  
Gorge Glades  
Last Call Glades
Nose Dive  
Buck Glades  
Tuck's Terrain Park §  
Glacier Valley Glade Area  
Lower Gorge  
Wipe Out  


Buck Quad
Crystal Clipper High-Speed Quad
North Face Quad
Cheers Double
Loki Quad
Ridge Runner Triple


Crystal Carpet #1
Crystal Carpet #2

Snow Report

Get your sun goggles out! Crisp, clear blue skies with great spring snow coverage on 46 slopes today. You'll think you're in Colorado (minus the vertical)!  Five chairlifts and two carpet tows are open. The North Face and Ridge Runner lifts open at 10am. Last Call Glades, Buck Glades, Glacier Valley Glades,  and Nose Dive are closed for the season. Slope hours for the remainder of the season are 9am-4:30pm daily through Sunday, April 5th.   

Lift Hours

Sunday, March 22 - Sunday, April 5: 9am-4:30pm

Lifts Today:

Buck Quad: 9am-4:30pm
Loki Quad: 9am-4:30pm
Crystal Clipper Quad: 9am-4:30pm
North Face Quad: 10am-4pm
Ridge Triple: 10am-4pm
Crystal Carpets: 9am-4:30pm

Lift Ticket Rates: 

At Crystal Mountain, kids ages six and under and adults ages 80 and over ski FREE anytime.

Day Ticket (Open-4:30)

Adult (18-64) - $47
Teen (13-17) - $41
Junior (7-12) / Senior (65-79) - $35

Four hour flex ticket rates are also available.

Now thru the end of the season: Show us your valid 2014/15 season pass from any resort and receive 50% off your open to close lift ticket! (Not valid in conjunction with other discounts). 

Rental Rates

Adult (18-64) - $38
Teen (13-17) - $36
Junior (7-12) / Senior (65-79) - $32
Child (Ages 6 & Under) / Superior (Ages 80+) - $22 

Performance and telemark rentals also available.

NASTAR: Done for the season.

Terrain Parks

Jester's Alley: 10ft Double Barrel Rail, 10ft Small Box, 16ft Dance Floor, 10ft Double Barrel Up Rail, 20ft T-box, 20ft A-box
Tuck's Terrain Park: a 20ft C Box, 20ft flat box, 24ft battleship box, 25ft flat down flat, 30ft rainbow rail, 30ft Kink Rail, Rainbow Box, 10ft Up Rail, 20ft flat rail, a mini hip, and quarter pipe with corrugated coping. 
Basin Street: 20ft Tower Tube, 20ft Urban Down Rail, 30ft Round Flat Bar, 20ft up Box, 20ft Flat Bar, 20ft Urban Down Box, and a Quarter Pipe .

Cross-Country Trails: Closed for the season. Time to get out the golf clubs!

Cyclists: Fat tire bicycles are welcome on selected trails; trail pass is required. Rentals available. Must purchase pass and get trail map at the Park at Water's Edge.

Hikers/Walkers: Otter Run is our multi-use recreational trail, available for walking.  

Get your 2015-16 season pass!