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

November 26, 2014 - Our snowguns have been on all night and we are looking forward to re-opening Thursday, November 27.
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Last Updated: 28-Nov-2014 07:39 AM Lift Hours: 9am-4:30pm
Base: 24-40" % of Terrain Open: 43%
Slopes Open: 17 Slope Conditions: Packed Powder
Lifts Open: 4 New Snow Last 24 hrs: 0 inches

= 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  
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

We will be open for skiing and snowboarding today from 9am-4:30pm. Our snow guns are still going strong and we have 17 slopes open with the Buck Quad, Loki Quad, Crystal Clipper and two Magic Carpets. This weekend (Saturday, November 29 and Sunday, November 30), we're excited to announce that we'll open our North Face Quad, along with the following slopes: Tammy's Turn, Brady's Run, Abbey Road and Leo's Legacy.

Lift Hours

Thursday, November 27 - Sunday, November 30: 9am-4:30pm

Open slopes for Thursday will include Loki, Thor, Canyon, Huggy Bear Hollow, Interlochen Arts Avenue, Emmy, Buck, Buckaroo, Gorge, Gorge Glades, Lower Gorge, Cheers, Tuck's Terrain Park, Main Street, Jester's Alley, Giggles and Totem Park.

Lift Ticket Rates

Thursday, November 27 - Sunday, November 30:
Adult (18-64) - $42
Teen (13-17) - $36
Junior (7-12) / Senior (65-79) - $30
Ages six and under and ages 80 and over are FREE

Rental Rates

Thursday, November 27 - Sunday, November 30

Adult (18-64) - $30
Teen (13-17) - $28
Junior (7-12) / Senior (65-79) - $25
Child (Ages 6 and Under)/Superior (Ages 80+) - $12

Terrain Parks

Jester's Alley: a 20ft t-box, 10ft small box, 10ft small rail and a 20ft A-frame box.
Tuck's Terrain Park: a 20ft C Box, 20ft flat box, 20ft urban box, 20ft urban down rail, and a 20ft flat rail.

Cross-Country Trails

Currently closed, awaiting a touch more snowfall. We're getting there!  View cross-country rates.

Check out what's new for 2014-15 or get your 2014-15 season pass.