Top 10 Reasons to Stay with Crystal Mountain Hotels this Winter:

Crystal is an amazing place to vacation in the Winter. Breath taking views, amazing skiing, delicious dining option, and fun for the whole family! We’ve taken the time to list a couple reasons why we think Crystal Mountain is a great Washington winter getaway:

1. Dream Skiing for every level. Doesn’t get much better.

Crystal is EVERYONES mountain. From beginners to hardcore back country, Crystal has it all. Kid’s Club for your little ones allow you to go out and explore the mountain and hone your skills. Check out the trails map here! And don’t forget about Crystal’s rental and demo shop!

2. Family Time

Crystal Mountain offers fun for everyone in the family. From kids to the elderly, there are activities that everyone will enjoy…smore’s by the fire, board games in the hotel lobby, pizza in the deli, skiing just steps from your hotel door and MORE!

3. Hotels that Fit Your Needs

We offer comfortable overnight accommodations at three hotels at the base of Crystal Mountain; the Alpine Inn, the Village Inn, and the Quicksilver Lodge. Whether coming with a family friendly perspective or a romantic getaway in mind, we’ve got what you need. And don’t forget rooms for the furry members of the family, we’re pet friendly!

4. Accessibility

If your home is in Washington or you’re flying in for a visit, Crystal Mountain is accessible for everyone! We are just two hours from Seattle and the SeaTac Airport. Our location gives you the proximity you desire to make the most of your time while on vacation, while keeping the backwoods retreat feel! Check out all of the transportation options to Crystal Mountain as well.

5. Activities Galore

Whether your interest include beginner lessons, expert runs in the backcountry or a relaxing day in the lodge or the summit,  Crystal Mountain has an activity to suit your fancy. Check out our winter activities page for ideas on how to best enjoy your time! Don’t forget about evening Snowshow tours!

6. Availability and Convenience

We make planning your getaway easy! Stay with Crystal Mountain Hotels and you will benefit from more availability and convenient package pricing. If you want to really receive a bang for your buck, check out our Midweek Packages for one, two or a family! Our winter rates start at $85 per night + tax.

7. Food for Thought

Northwest Cuisine that will knock you socks off. Check out the Alpine Inn Restaurant , open 7 days a week, for Breakfast and Dinner. You will not be disappointed. And don’t forget to stop in at the world famous Snorting Elk Cellar and Deli for a Snorting Elk Italian, one of our delicious pizza, some cocoa for the kids and a signature Elk Frost after your day on the slopes!

 8. Backcountry Galore

Crystal has unlimited backcountry, with an open boundary policy. Check out the facts here, and don’t forget to use backcountry safety!

9. The only Gondola in Washington

Crystal Mountain Resort hosts the only Gondola in the state of Washington! The Mount Rainier Gondola offers breathtaking views of Mount Rainier and the surrounding Cascades. Visit the Summit, skiers and nonskiers welcome, and enjoy a gourmet meal to eat!

10. Friendly, Family Style Service with a Smile

Our family-owned operation offers authentic, quality service in every area of our operation. From the front desk to your meal at the Alpine Inn to your housekeeping service, we strive to make your stay as pleasant and enjoyable as we are able!