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Crystal Mountain Scenic Gondola Ride

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Address: 33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd., Crystal Mountain, WA
Phone Number: 360-663-2265
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The Crystal Mountain Gondola Ride is a MUST SEE in Mt Rainier, Washington. The scenic view of this ride is amazing! It is a rare opportunity. My husband and I both were so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The Crystal Mountain Gondola Ride is a MUST SEE in Mt Rainier, Washington. The scenic view of this ride is amazing! It is a rare opportunity. My husband and I both were so impressed. This attraction was one of the highlights of our trip to Washington.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My family of 3 (spouse, 5 year old daughter and myself) decided one Saturday to go up to Crystal Mountain and take a gondola ride, why not right? What an amazing last minute decision! The daughter loved it! The snow up top and the bare ground on the bottom! Plus, It wasn't too pricey for the fun we had! Bring... More 

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Seattle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Just an hour from Tacoma is Crystal Mt Ski area. They added a gondola that goes to the top of the ridge. There's a nice restaurant on top and the views are fantastic on a clear day.

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Perth, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

But my good wife loved it on the way down! I have to admit that I've ridden in ski lifts more than she has so she was a little nervous on the way up especially as I stood up and made the thing shake a little. But when we got to the top, the views of the mountains were spectacular... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was my first visit to Crystal Mountain. I really enjoyed the ride on the way up. Snowcapped mountains all around and the views are breathtaking.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a favorite place. Views are incredible. My daughter was 3 years old when visiting this location. Three years later, she still talks about it! We particularly love the perfect patch of green grass located near the base of the ride. We rested there for hours, basking in the sun and eating juicy peaches.

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Sumner, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Caught the 2:30 ride up and enjoyed unbelievable scenery. Low snow totals this year but playing tour guide today, this was awesome! My guests from DC and Florida were absolutely amazed.

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Buckley Wa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Now the Lazy Adventurers have a great view of Rainer and Adams! Sure anyone can slap a backpack on and stroll uphill for 5.6 mi to the top of the resort and plop down at a table and gaze lovingly at Rainer, but why not do it with style, and a lot less sweat! Enter the gondola. For a few... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

if you've seen the view of Mt Rainier from Sunrise and Paradise, drive up to Crystal Mountain and take the gondola up to the top for a view of Mt Rainier that is priceless!

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Rochester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The gondola (entirely enclosed) ride up the mountainside was very smooth and offered a great view of Crystal Mountain. However, when you reach the top of this 9-10 minute ride, you have a fantastic view of Mt. Rainier directly in front of you, and also several other more distant mountains(Mt. Baker, Mt Adams, Mt. St. Helens) as you turn and... More 

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