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      "Big mountain skiing; alpine village setting; home cooking and the best bar in the world"

      ~Mike Hovermale
      Pacifica, CA
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      "The Alpine Inn is, hands down, my first choice for a wintertime getaway. From the warm greeting at check-in to the comfort of my cozy room, I feel happily snug whenever I stay at the Alpine Inn."

      ~Alicia Haaus
      Kirkland, WA
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      "our trip was so much better because we could bring our dog"

      ~Carrie Walsh
      Lakewood, WA
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      "We've come to stay at the Alpine Inn for spring break a few times and love it! The hotel is comfortable, the atmosphere warm and inviting and both the restaurant and bar offer good food and fun. Hard to beat the convenience of the ski in/out location, too.
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      ~Sheila Mackell
      Flagstaff, AZ
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Endless Hiking Options—Breathtaking and Beautiful

Hiking Map

Crystal Mountain Hotels lies in the heart of breathtaking hiking terrain. Bordered by Mt. Rainier National Park and within the Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Crystal is your “perfect base camp” for amazing hiking. The Pacific Crest Trail looms above on the ridge outside the Alpine Inn.  Mt. Rainier National Park borders Crystal Mountain and is just a ten minute drive to the park entrance.

The Grove of Patriarchs, Sunrise, Paradise, Chinook Pass, Cayuse Pass, Skookum Falls, and Corral Pass are all within a short drive to start your hike. Plenty of spectacular hikes start from your door at Crystal Mountain Hotels.

Hike from your door to the Pacific Crest Trail and possibly see someone hiking from Mexico to Canada.  Go up the Norse Peak Trail for incredible views of Mt. Rainier and continue on into the wilderness further than you can imagine. The whole family can take an adventure trip and hike from Chinook Pass back to Crystal Mountain. Like Waterfalls? Go visit Snoquera Falls or cross the White River to Skookum Falls. Are you tired yet? There are plenty more and the best thing is that you can come back and relax at Crystal Mountain and enjoy the Alpine Inn Restaurant and Snorting Elk Cellar.

Here are some helpful links below to answer any of your local hiking questions:

Visit Rainier Hiking Page

-> Information on hiking in Mt Rainier National Park, Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Gifford-Pinchot National Forest, and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Hiking Page

Washington Trails Association

-> Trails across the state of Washington.



Crystal Mountain Hotels is located in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Crystal Mountain Hotels and the U.S. Forest Service are partners in recreation.