Base Area

The base area of Crystal Mountain is a relatively unexciting area – most of the runs mentioned here are ones we would only ski if we happened to be in the area. However, there are some hidden gems, great groomers, and good areas to learn on.

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2016-2017 Season Kickoff

The 2016-2017 ski season has arrived! Crystal Mountain officially opened last Friday, November 25th, and has already received two large snowstorms that dumped several feet of snow. Continue reading to see what’s open and what’s new on the mountain.

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Dealing With Low Coverage

Last year (2014-2015) in particular was a pathetic ski season due to the criminally low amount of snow.  Navigating the slopes of Crystal was frequently a challenge, as one would constantly encounter bare patches or trees that should have been covered.

Due to our frequent skiing in such extremely subpar conditions, we’ve developed an effective working knowledge of where exactly to go when there’s not enough snow.

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