Crystal Mountain Resort, Enumclaw, WA

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Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington State and Escape2ski connect you to skiing, snowboarding, snow reports, trail maps, lift tickets, lodging and webcams. Crystal Mountain Resort is located in the Cascade Range of Washington State. Crystal Mountain Resort opened in 1962 and is also the largest ski resort in Washington State and hosts over 50 named […]

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Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington State and Escape2ski connect you to skiing, snowboarding, snow reports, trail maps, lift tickets, lodging and webcams. Crystal Mountain Resort is located in the Cascade Range of Washington State. Crystal Mountain Resort opened in 1962 and is also the largest ski resort in Washington State and hosts over 50 named runs and averages over 480 inches of snow annually.

Getting to Crystal Mountain Resort is easy just take Highway 410 through Enumclaw. In the wintertime Highway 410, ends at the turnoff to the resort. At this point, you’ll take a left onto Crystal Mountain Blvd and drive into the valley until the road ends at the Resort. Plan on a drive time of less than 2 hours from Seattle and Bellevue and 1 1/2 hours from Tacoma. Remember, you may encounter challenging road conditions, so prepare for whatever Mother Nature may have in store for you.

Once you arrive at the resort get ready to enjoy all Crystal Mountain Resort has to offer. Crystal Mountain Resort has invested over $30 million in the past 10 years on high-speed lifts, terrain expansion, new dining facilities, day lodge upgrades and the only gondola in Washington State.

The terrain at Crystal Mountain Resort is outstanding, from wide-open slopes, steeps at the summit, and if you want a nice cruising day on groomed runs, it is there for you. From the many peaks at the summit of the mountain, on a clear day, you will enjoy stunning views of the Cascade Range, Mount Rainer and into the valley below.

Escape2ski’s experience at Crystal Mountain Resort afforded us the opportunity to leave with many wonderful memories. We encountered several powder days on both the lower runs, all the way to the summit, as well as the many peaks. And we found that the many lift options allow you to move easily from one area to another with little effort.

Crystal Mountain Resort has a variety of Mountainside lodging, however, it is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment during peak times.

After a day on the slopes, for those of legal age, you can ski or snowboard to the Snorting Elk Bar, located in the Alpine Inn. There you will find a lively atmosphere to share a story or two from your day on the slopes. There is also the Alpine Inn restaurant, which is a great option for families.

At Escape2ski you’ll find out – What to know…before the snow.

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Mountain Information

Current Status: Open

Mountain Essentials

Vertical Drop:
3100 ft / 945 m

Base Elevation:
3912 ft / 1192 m

Summit Elevation:
7012 ft / 2137 m

Skiable Area:
2600 acres

Average Snowfall:
486 in / 1235 cm

Trail Map

Snow Report

Weather Conditions

Mountain Terrain

Total Trails: 57

Beginner: 6 (11%)

Intermediate: 31 (54%)

Advanced: 11 (19%)

Expert: 9 (16%)

Terrain Parks: 2

Snow Cross: No

Super Pipe: No

Half / Mini Pipe: No

Jib Park: Yes

Services

Ski & Snowboard School: Both

Rentals & Repairs: Yes

Parking:  Free

Retail Shops: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Children’s Ski Programs: Yes

Women's Ski Programs: Yes

Adaptive Ski Programs: Yes

Childcare: No

Day Lodges: Yes

Restaurants: Yes

Distance from...

Nearest Airport:
Seattle-Tacoma WA , 73mi / 118km

Nearest Major City:
Tacoma WA, 67mi / 108km

Nearest Town/City:
Enumclaw WA, 40mi / 65km

Contact Info

Central Reservations: N/A

Direct Phone: 360-663-2265

Snow Phone: 1-888-754-6199

Mountain Operations

Season Dates: Nov 17 to Apr 15

Skiing & Snowboarding: Both

Days Operating: Everyday

Operating Hours:
9:00am to 4:00pm: Upper lifts close 3:30pm: See website for any updates & for Night Skiing times.

Night Skiing: Select Nights

Lift Ticket Prices

Webcams

Lift Information

Total Lifts: 11

Trams: 0

Gondolas: 1

Chondolas: 0

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Express Six: 2

Express Quads: 2

Express Triples: 0

Quads: 0

Triples: 2

Doubles: 3

Surface Lifts: 1

Lodging

Mountainside: Yes

Within 30mi / 48km: No

Closest Airport(s)

Airport Convenience Ranking™

Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport  (SEA)
Distance: 73 mi / 118 km
Ranking: Most Convenient

Helpful Links

Ski Resort Website

Mountainside Lodging

Tourism Site

Resort Shuttle Service