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Crystal Mountain Ski Resort

33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98022
360-663-2265
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Mountains
Activities: Skiing
Description: An alpine ski resort in the Washington Cascades.
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Small ski area with easy slopes ( for me , a blues skier) near the foot of the majestic Mt. Rainier. Plenty of lifts. Snowboarding and tubing available. Multiple parking lots with free transport to lodge. Food and beer available in snack area. Lockers, ski rental, etc. Everything needed for skiing without being too big or expensive. Child friendly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Such a beautiful site to see Mt. Rainier - The gondola ride was nice - views spectacular. Restaurant at the top was pretty good as well - highly recommend the visit!!

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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It cost $20 per person to take the gondola to the top during the summer and it was worth it! Beautiful views. There is a restaurant at the top - they seem to keep busy. You can also walk back down if you choose.

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La Center, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beautiful day for a gondola ride. Climbed to 6800+ ft. Summit restaurant serves a great wrap and pear/strawberry salad. Quinoa salad not so good. Desserts are relish. Gondola ride a bit spendy.

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Frisco, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We wanted to see Mt Ranier from a closer perspective but did not have time for an all day experience. We drove from Bellevue to Crystal Mountain and rode the gondilier up to the eating place at the top. Visibility was great and is was one of the most relaxing parts of a week in Seattle. The view to Mt... More

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

2 hour drive from seattle, I was there on clear day and the view from the summit restaurant was outstanding ,Mt Rainier and Mt Adams and surrounding mountain are just a must see if your in the area,I didn't plan on hiking down the Mountain and decided I had to do a hike to really enjoy the scenery and it... More

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Bradenton,FL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Visited in July. Took the gondola up- spectacular views of Mt. Rainier and others. Enjoyed sitting in the Adirondack chairs taking in the view. Restaurant was very nice- food well prepared and tasty if a little pricey.

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Munster, Indiana
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124 reviews 124 reviews
45 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We came in the summer to go on the gondola to view Mt. Rainier. The view was spectacular since it was clear that day. We ate our own lunch up at the top and had some animal guests join us. They were little chipmunks and some looked as if they were feed daily and friendly. We decide to walk down... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went here for a visit in July 2014, was a glorious sunny day. Took the gondola ride to the summit, stunning views on the way up, when you passed over the ridge halfway up Mt Rainier came into view, there were some many different views. Had a good walk round at the summit, felt funny walking on snow in 70... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Check out the ski shop. I found some good hiking clothes.Take the gondola to the top of the mt for some awesome views.

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