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




These fabulous fifth graders enjoy a break from Onekama School for a day on the slopes!
 
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At-a-Glance…

Last Updated: 06-Mar-2015 07:32 AM
Base: 54"-70" Lift Hours: 9am-9pm
Trails Open: 50 Trail Conditions: Machine Groomed
Lifts Open: 5 lifts, 2 magic carpets New Snow Last 24 hrs: 0 inches

= Open   § = Terrain Park Area    = Machine Groomed


Easiest BEGINNER TRAILS


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

More Difficult INTERMEDIATE TRAILS


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


Advanced ADVANCED TRAILS


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


CHAIR LIFTS

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

SURFACE LIFTS

Crystal Carpet #1
Crystal Carpet #2

Snow Report

Slopes and trails are postcard pretty and in great skiing and riding shape, with fresh corduroy making for a silky surface. today.   And on the other side of the mountain, our groomed cross country trail network offers excellent skating and striding opportunities on the Nordic trails.

Lift Hours

Mon-Tue: 9am-4:30pm  Wed-Sun: 9am-9pm

Lifts close at 4:30pm on Monday and Tuesday nights, and close at 9pm on Wednesday through Sunday.  (conditions permitting).

Lifts Today:

Buck Quad: 9am-9pm
Loki Quad: 9am-9pm
Crystal Clipper Quad: 9am-9pm
North Face Quad: 10am-5pm
Ridge Triple: 10am-8:30pm
Crystal Carpets: 9am-9pm

Lift Ticket Rates: 

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

Day Ticket (Open-4:30pm or 1pm-close)

Adult (18-64) - $61
Teen (13-17) - $50
Junior (7-12) / Senior (65-79) - $39

Open to close, night ticket, and four hour flex ticket rates are also available.

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

NASTAR is offered every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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, 20ft up flat rail, 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, 12ft Table Top, a 16ft Spine, 30ft Round Flat Bar, 16ft Double Park Bench, 20ft up Box, Barrel Bonk, Spine, 20ft Flat Bar, 17ft Flat Bar, 20ft Urban Down Box, and a Quarter Pipe .

Cross-Country Trails

Trails are being packed and trackset this morning, which should make for some excellent skiing! Sample our scenic Nordic trail network. Call ext. 4000 for updates.

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. Do not walk on the groomed cross country trails. 


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