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    • Upcoming Events

      Wed 22

      Mid Winter Break

      February 20 - February 24
      Wed 22

      Taco Tuesday

      February 22
      Fri 24
      Fri 24

      Vertical Express for Can Do MS

      February 24 - February 26
      Sat 25
      Tue 28

      Taco Tuesday

      February 28
    • Everything You Need

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

      ~Mike Hovermale
      Pacifica, CA
    • First Choice for Winter Getaway

      "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
    • Puppy Love

      "our trip was so much better because we could bring our dog"

      ~Carrie Walsh
      Lakewood, WA
    • Best place to stay

      "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.
      See you again"

      ~Sheila Mackell
      Flagstaff, AZ

The Snorting Elk Cellar

The Snorting Elk Cellar at Crystal MountainThis Austrian inspired ski bar will win you over with it’s old world charm and cozy ambience.  18 taps of frosty, locally brewed beers are offered here along with a long list of hot toddy-type drinks.
Don’t miss the amazing Elk Frost, a specialty microbrew created by the Elysian Brewing, Snorting Elk owners and management! Find a table near the roaring fire and order up one of the best stone fired pizzas or a tall order of nachos.  Apres skiing bliss is here.

One thing is for certain at The Snorting Elk- it’s one of those places filled with character that you’ll always be back to visit. The Snorting Elk is an integral part of the Pacific Northwest ski scene. It was named Honorable Mention for the Best Ski Bar in the 2010 Resort Awards by Skiing Magazine. Also voted “Best ShotSki” by Skiing Magazine.

Phone: (360) 663 7798The Snorting Elk Cellar- Crystal Mountain Takeout Available
The Snorting Elk Hours: 11 AM – Close, Everyday
Event Calendar

Deli Menu 2016-2017

Cocktail, Wine, Beer and Spirits Menu!

**Beers on tap rotate and are subject to change.

Live Music
Saturday nights hit the Elk for live music and good times!  Check out the Event Calendar for live music, beer tastings and more. Don’t miss the Polyesta Fiesta, Elysian Beer Local’s Night, and the Retro Ski Wear Party!

Bring home The Snorting Elk T- Shirt from Desteenation – Check them out!

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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.