Crystal Mountain Snow Report & Lift Hours

White smoke and sunlight on Buck this morning!.
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  • Last Updated: 10-Feb-2016 12:23 PM
  • Base: 16-56"
  • Trails Open: 56
  • Lifts Open: 5 Lifts, 2 Carpets
  • Lift Hours: 9am-9pm
  • Trail Conditions: Machine groomed
  • New Snow Last 24 hrs: 9"


  • = Open
  • § = Terrain Park Area
  • = Machine Groomed


  • BY-1   
  • BY-6   
  • BY-7   
  • BY-8   
  • Emmy   
  • Giggles   
  • Hoot Owl   
  • Jester's Alley §  
  • J.T.'s Trail   
  • Last Chance   
  • Leo's Legacy   
  • Main Street   
  • Megan's Way   
  • Nason's Trail  
  • Tammy's Turn   
  • Totem Park   


  • Abbey Road  
  • Abendroth's Trail  
  • Brady's Run  
  • Bugaboo  
  • By George  
  • BY-2  
  • BY-3  
  • BY-5  
  • Canyon  
  • Cheers  
  • Cut Off  
  • Dandy's Delight  
  • Huggy Bear Hollow  
  • Interlochen Arts Ave.  
  • Kay Blue  
  • Lake View  
  • Little Vincent  
  • Norm's Way  
  • Penny Lane  
  • Pops' Peak  
  • Piper Pass  
  • Rotary Run §  
  • Shelburg's Chute  
  • Short Cut  
  • The Ridge  
  • Wally's Way  
  • Weiss Way  


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


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


  • Crystal Carpet #1
  • Crystal Carpet #2

Snow Report

Welcome to a powder morning as nine inches of light snow has carpeted the slopes!  Ready for carving are 56 trails serviced by five lifts plus the two Crystal Carpets. Lift hours for Buck, Clipper, Loki, and Crystal Carpets are 9am-9pm; the North Face and Ridge Runner lifts will run from 10am-5pm. (Although the Backyard lift is closed today, all eight runs in The Backyard are accessible via the Ridge lift.) Come on out and kick up some fluff!

Lift Hours: Monday-Tuesday: 9am-4:30pm | Wednesday through Sunday: 9am-9pm

Note: We'll be open from 9am-9pm on Monday,  February 15.

Lift hours are weather permitting.

Lift Ticket and Rental Rates:

Adults: Ages 18-60 | Teens: Ages 13-17 | Juniors: Ages 7-12 | Seniors: Ages 61-79

Open to Close:

Adults $52
Teens: $37
Juniors / Seniors: $35

Day Lift Tickets: (9am-4:30pm)
Adults $47
Teens: $34
Juniors / Seniors: $29

Four Hour Flex ticket:
Adults $42
Teens $25
Juniors/Seniors $20

 Rental Rates

Adults /Teens: $38
Juniors / Seniors: $36
Kids 6 & Under: $22
Adults 80 & Over: $22

Multi-day tickets are also available. Pricing is subject to change.

Terrain Parks

Jester's Alley: 10ft Box, 10ft Double Barrel Rail, 20ft T-box, A-frame Box,16ft Dance Floor.

Tuck's Terrain Park: 20ft urban flat box, 16ft urban flat rail, 20ft flat down rail, 16ft flat rail to down rail, 20-foot Table Top, 15-foot Table Top, C-box, Mini Pole Jam, Mini Rainbow Box, Urban Down Flat down Box, 20ft Urban Down Box, 20ft Urban Double Barrel Flat Rail, and a 24ft Battleship Box.

Riglet Park at Totem Park is open.

Basin Street: 16ft double bench, 20ft Tower Tube, 30ft Down Flat Down, 30ft Flat Round Rail, Tall 17ft Flat Rail, 30ft Rainbow Rail, 20ft Corrugated pipe, 15ft Urban Down Rail and 12ft Stop Gate.


Our groomer got up at the crack of dawn to pack and lay down some crackerjack tracks.  Snow is light, deep and lovely.    Rentals are available. Call ext. 4000 for an update.

Fat Tire Bikes

Our dedicated Fat Bike trails and the Betsie River Pathway are groomed and packed, holding firm underneath the new snow. Get your required trail pass and your trail map at the Park at Water's Edge (ext. 7000).  Rentals are available. 

58 Slopes this Season!

We are excited to reach 58 slopes for the 2015-16 season. Read more about The Backyard >>

Lift Hours Update

With the exception of  President's Week/Mid-Winter Break (February 15-21), lifts will close at 4:30pm on Monday and Tuesday nights. Crystal Mountain will be open seven days a week with night skiing and riding Wednesday through Sunday (conditions permitting).