The snow is still falling so grab your skis & boards and head for Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville this weekend. Crystal’s been making snow since Thursday, December 3. Now over 12 inches of natural snowfall have fallen on their slopes in the past 24 hours, making it possible to open 25-30% of their skiable terrain, serviced by two to three chairlifts and two surface lifts.
Cheers, Main Street, and CampTotem will open Friday at noon with Buck, Lower Gorge, Gorge and Hoot Owl expected to open sometime during the weekend. With forecasts calling for up to 12 inches of additional snowfall by Friday it is possible more terrain could open.
Operating hours & rate information for this week
Friday, December 11th: 12 to 8 pmSaturday, December 12th: 9 am to 8 pm
Sunday, December 13th: 9 am to 6 pm Monday-Thursday, December 14-17: 12 to 6 pm
Lift ticket rates are $25 (adults 16+) and $15 (juniors 9-15) through Thursday, December 17th. Children 8 & under FREE.
Friday, December 18th (5 for $50 Friday): 9 am to 9 pmFriday, December 19th: Open for the season. Midweek rates apply. See lift ticket rates.
5 Lift Tickets for $50
Friday, December 18thBring a group of up to five skiers & riders to Crystal Mountain on Friday, December 18th and you all ski and ride for only $50!
Pre-Holiday Season Pass Sale
Still don’t have your season pass to Crystal? Now through December 18th, purchase an unlimited Crystal Premier Pass for only $299 – adults (16-59), $269 – juniors (9-15), and $269 – seniors (60+).
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