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Holiday Celebrations at Crystal Mountain – December 16 to January 6

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Daily Activities

Available at the Park at Water’s Edge

Pick-A-Tree at the Park at Water’s Edge

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 16. Trees are free to houseguests while supplies last.

17th Annual Snowiest Snowflake Contest

Starting Saturday, December 16, stop by the Park at Water’s Edge for all the supplies you need to create a one-of-a-kind snowflake. Prizes for the top three “snowiest snowflakes” in four age groups. Winners announced Monday, January 1st and posted at the Park at Water’s Edge. You do not need to be present to win.

Photos on the Mountain

Enjoy the perfect holiday gift of a professional family photo! Starting at $60/private session. Advance reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Outdoor Laser Tag

Available daily through January 6, 2018 from 7-9pm. $12 per person per 30-minute session. Geared for ages 7 and up. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Family Campfire

Available daily through January 6, 2018 from 8-10pm at the Park at Water’s Edge. Unlimited complimentary marshmallows. S’mores are $3 each.

Glitter Tattoos, Tube-A-Licious Candy, Build-A-Buddy, Puffy Pillows

Get crafty at Park at Water’s Edge! Prices will vary.

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Search the mountain for clues! Visit the Park at Water’s Edge to start your journey.

Outdoor Hot Tub

Located at the Park at Water’s Edge.

Rentals Available at the Park at Water’s Edge

Fat Tire Bike Rentals
Ice Skate Rentals
Snowshoe Rentals
Movie and Board Game Rentals

Additional Daily Activities

Adventure Childcare

This on-site childcare program offers homelike comforts paired with resort fun. Advanced reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Holiday Shopping

Enjoy retail savings at The Shops of Crystal.

Crystal Spa

Check out our list of over 50 spa services available »

Peak Indoor Pool & Fitness Center

Our state-of-the-art fitness center is at the core of Crystal Mountain’s commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Must be at least 16 years old to use Peak Fitness Center exercise equipment and indoor pool unsupervised. Our indoor pool offers a family play area, separate lap lanes and a hot tub.

Nordic Walking Pole Rentals

Visit the Peak Fitness Center for a work-out unlike any other!

Michigan Legacy Art Park

View 48 sculptures along this 1.7 mile trail. Open daily from Dawn – Dusk.


Specialty Holiday Activities

Activity Descriptions

Archery – With target distances of 30 feet, our range is beginner friendly but challenging enough for the seasoned archer. $19 per person, per 30-minute session. Geared for ages 7+. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Snowshoe Tours – A leisurely tour through Crystal Mountain’s rolling, wooded terrain. $15 per person. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Fat Tire Bike Tours – Explore the property on a fat tire snow bike! $19 per person. Geared for ages 12 +. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Horse Drawn Surrey Rides – Be whisked away by a gentle team of Belgian horses! $10 per person. Ages 6 & under free with a paying adult. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

See our holiday schedule below!

Saturday, December 16

10am, 4pm: Snowshoe Tour
2pm: Fat Tire Bike Tour
2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
6-9pm: Holiday Traditions – Decorate cookies, create ornaments, visit with Santa and more! Held at Crystal Center.
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Friday, December 22

7pm: Snowshoe Tour

Saturday, December 23

10am, 4pm: Snowshoe Tour
2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Sunday, December 24 – Christmas Eve

1pm: Ski with Santa – Join Santa for some on-hill fun! Call ext. 2000 for more info.
4-10pm: Christmas Eve Buffet at the Wild Tomato
5pm: Christmas Eve Story Time – Come listen to “Twas the Night Before Christmas” at the Inn Lobby.

Monday, December 25 – Christmas Day

10am-Close: $25 on the 25th – Ski or snowboard from 10am – Close on Monday, December 25, 2017 with lift tickets for $25 per person and rental for $25 per person.
4-10pm: Christmas Day Buffet at the Wild Tomato
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Tuesday, December 26

4pm: Snowshoe Tour

Wednesday, December 27

2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Thursday, December 28

4pm: Snowshoe Tour

Friday, December 29

2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides
7pm: Snowshoe Tour

Saturday, December 30

10am, 4pm: Snowshoe Tour
2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Sunday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve

5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Plus New Year’s Eve Parties for all ages to enjoy!

Monday, January 1

2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Tuesday, January 2

4pm: Snowshoe Tour

Wednesday, January 3

2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Thursday, January 4

4pm: Snowshoe Tour

Friday, January 5

2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
7pm: Snowshoe Tour
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

Saturday, January 6

10am, 4pm: Snowshoe Tour
2pm, 2:45pm: Archery
2pm: Fat Tire Bike Tour
5:30, 6:10, 7:10, 7:50, 8:50, 9:30pm: Horse Drawn Surrey Rides

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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13 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

It’s beginning to look a lot like... winter ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Ann Odlevak

So will slopes be open tomorrow? 😉

Chris Ramirez Todd Altstetter Jessica Louise Altstetter Dana Cipponeri I think a trip is in order this winter

Maybe we should bring our skis 🎿

Ken Reczkiewicz Looks a little different! Still beautiful.

It’s that time of the year☺️

Nooo

Becky Gutierrez show Jon.

Evelyn Carr, Courtney Bradley, Melinda Glace

How beautiful!

Jared Berlinski come back year!

Ok then! Let’s ski!

Whoa!

@djhottraxx miss u

Filip Krstic Galit Shabat Alona Levin Ayala Suzan Mor Yosef Sapir Kasuker

Yay!! Tom Doman Cindy Jackson Doman ⛷

Richard Finedell!!!!!!🤗🤗🤗🤗

Ella Stubbart. 🤗

Jaime Elizabeth Greene

Jayna Pfeifer Perez

Tom Schneider Jackie Vogel

Mark Fideli ⛷🎿

Alysha Taylor

Matt Td

+ View previous comments

15 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

And they’re off! Good luck to all of our Peak2Peak racers today. 🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Kevin Hyde are you there?

Bob Horan you in there?

Did that race only once

Craziness!

3 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Be at the center of it all in this 3BR/3BA, slope view Inn Residence, available as an eighth-ownership winter share. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ice rink and offer views of the slopes, spa-inspired bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, rich cabinetry & quartz counter tops, and a gas fireplace with natural stone surround. Multi-keyed entry allows for rental potential, even when using it yourself.

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: www.crystalmountainrealty.com/homes-for-sale-details/12450-UNIT-9H-CRYSTAL-MOUNTAIN-DRIVE-280-82-...
... See MoreSee Less

Be at the center of it all in this 3BR/3BA, slope view Inn Residence, available as an eighth-ownership winter share. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ice rink and offer views of the slopes, spa-inspired bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, rich cabinetry & quartz counter tops, and a gas fireplace with natural stone surround. Multi-keyed entry allows for rental potential, even when using it yourself. 

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: https://www.crystalmountainrealty.com/homes-for-sale-details/12450-UNIT-9H-CRYSTAL-MOUNTAIN-DRIVE-280-82-84-THOMPSONVILLE-MI-48683/1852831/111/

 

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What does an eighth ownership winter share mean?

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Start your snow dancing! 🕺💃 ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Yes!!!

Allison Groenleer DADDYS WAY

Mark Hughes & Julie Hughes...ready for ski season??

Jessica Chaidez see

I've been dancing for a while. 😀

Kari A. Reen our snow dancing is working! ❄️💃

Esther Vander Ploeg snowboarding soooo soon 😬😬😬

Matt Arraut Jess Arraut Holleigh Swanson Josh White 😍😍😍

Brian David Mathes maybe we’ll ski over Thanksgiving again!!! Lol

Kendra Dangles Jay Dangles

Brian Skalski lol.

Jason DeWitt!

Steve

Brandon Kruzel

Annie Crusellas Malvey

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Crystal Mountain – Cross-Country Winter Trails Day – January 6, 2018

Stay tuned for details!

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Information from Cross-Country Winter Trails Day 2017

Winter Trails Day offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, and to discover the great fitness and social benefits with these easy-to-learn winter sports.

Enjoy a free 2-Hour Trail Pass and rentals available from:
• 1pm-3pm
• 2pm-4pm
• 3pm-5pm

Trail head Clinics will be going throughout the afternoon. Please call the Kinlochen Pro Shop to register, ext. 4000.

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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13 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

It’s beginning to look a lot like... winter ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Ann Odlevak

So will slopes be open tomorrow? 😉

Chris Ramirez Todd Altstetter Jessica Louise Altstetter Dana Cipponeri I think a trip is in order this winter

Maybe we should bring our skis 🎿

Ken Reczkiewicz Looks a little different! Still beautiful.

It’s that time of the year☺️

Nooo

Becky Gutierrez show Jon.

Evelyn Carr, Courtney Bradley, Melinda Glace

How beautiful!

Jared Berlinski come back year!

Ok then! Let’s ski!

Whoa!

@djhottraxx miss u

Filip Krstic Galit Shabat Alona Levin Ayala Suzan Mor Yosef Sapir Kasuker

Yay!! Tom Doman Cindy Jackson Doman ⛷

Richard Finedell!!!!!!🤗🤗🤗🤗

Ella Stubbart. 🤗

Jaime Elizabeth Greene

Jayna Pfeifer Perez

Tom Schneider Jackie Vogel

Mark Fideli ⛷🎿

Alysha Taylor

Matt Td

+ View previous comments

15 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

And they’re off! Good luck to all of our Peak2Peak racers today. 🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Kevin Hyde are you there?

Bob Horan you in there?

Did that race only once

Craziness!

3 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Be at the center of it all in this 3BR/3BA, slope view Inn Residence, available as an eighth-ownership winter share. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ice rink and offer views of the slopes, spa-inspired bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, rich cabinetry & quartz counter tops, and a gas fireplace with natural stone surround. Multi-keyed entry allows for rental potential, even when using it yourself.

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: www.crystalmountainrealty.com/homes-for-sale-details/12450-UNIT-9H-CRYSTAL-MOUNTAIN-DRIVE-280-82-...
... See MoreSee Less

Be at the center of it all in this 3BR/3BA, slope view Inn Residence, available as an eighth-ownership winter share. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ice rink and offer views of the slopes, spa-inspired bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, rich cabinetry & quartz counter tops, and a gas fireplace with natural stone surround. Multi-keyed entry allows for rental potential, even when using it yourself. 

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: https://www.crystalmountainrealty.com/homes-for-sale-details/12450-UNIT-9H-CRYSTAL-MOUNTAIN-DRIVE-280-82-84-THOMPSONVILLE-MI-48683/1852831/111/

 

Comment on Facebook

What does an eighth ownership winter share mean?

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Start your snow dancing! 🕺💃 ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Yes!!!

Allison Groenleer DADDYS WAY

Mark Hughes & Julie Hughes...ready for ski season??

Jessica Chaidez see

I've been dancing for a while. 😀

Kari A. Reen our snow dancing is working! ❄️💃

Esther Vander Ploeg snowboarding soooo soon 😬😬😬

Matt Arraut Jess Arraut Holleigh Swanson Josh White 😍😍😍

Brian David Mathes maybe we’ll ski over Thanksgiving again!!! Lol

Kendra Dangles Jay Dangles

Brian Skalski lol.

Jason DeWitt!

Steve

Brandon Kruzel

Annie Crusellas Malvey

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Crystal Mountain – World Snow Day Celebration – January 21, 2018


In celebration of World Snow Day, Crystal Mountain is offering a variety of free activities geared to introduce “first timers” to the great world of snow.

Explore

11am: How to Rent Skis/Snowboards Presentation – Meet at Tickets and Rental
12pm: Adult Ski and Snowboard Presentation – Meet at Totem Park
1pm: Cross-Country Presentation – Meet at Totem Park
2pm: Snowshoeing Presentation – Meet at Park at Water’s Edge
3pm: Kids Ski and Snowboard Presentation – Meet at Camp Totem

Enjoy

12-4pm: Scavenger Hunt – Pick up clues at the Park at Water’s Edge
12-4pm: Park at Waters’ Edge Bonfire – Roast marshmallows and visit with Snowball the Snow Tiger
1:30pm: Art of Snowmaking: Meet at the Snowcat by the Crystal Clipper chairlift

Experience

12-4pm: Ice Skating – 1-hr rentals at Park at Water’s Edge (weather permitting)
1-4pm: Snow Bikes – Test drive a Fat Tire Snow Bike at the Park at Water’s Edge
2:30pm: Michigan Legacy Art Park – Meet at Park at Water’s Edge at 2:15 to catch the shuttle to Michigan Legacy Art Park

Events subject to change. Call 888.968.7686 ext. 7000 for more information.

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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13 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

It’s beginning to look a lot like... winter ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Ann Odlevak

So will slopes be open tomorrow? 😉

Chris Ramirez Todd Altstetter Jessica Louise Altstetter Dana Cipponeri I think a trip is in order this winter

Maybe we should bring our skis 🎿

Ken Reczkiewicz Looks a little different! Still beautiful.

It’s that time of the year☺️

Nooo

Becky Gutierrez show Jon.

Evelyn Carr, Courtney Bradley, Melinda Glace

How beautiful!

Jared Berlinski come back year!

Ok then! Let’s ski!

Whoa!

@djhottraxx miss u

Filip Krstic Galit Shabat Alona Levin Ayala Suzan Mor Yosef Sapir Kasuker

Yay!! Tom Doman Cindy Jackson Doman ⛷

Richard Finedell!!!!!!🤗🤗🤗🤗

Ella Stubbart. 🤗

Jaime Elizabeth Greene

Jayna Pfeifer Perez

Tom Schneider Jackie Vogel

Mark Fideli ⛷🎿

Alysha Taylor

Matt Td

+ View previous comments

15 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

And they’re off! Good luck to all of our Peak2Peak racers today. 🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Kevin Hyde are you there?

Bob Horan you in there?

Did that race only once

Craziness!

3 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Be at the center of it all in this 3BR/3BA, slope view Inn Residence, available as an eighth-ownership winter share. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ice rink and offer views of the slopes, spa-inspired bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, rich cabinetry & quartz counter tops, and a gas fireplace with natural stone surround. Multi-keyed entry allows for rental potential, even when using it yourself.

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: www.crystalmountainrealty.com/homes-for-sale-details/12450-UNIT-9H-CRYSTAL-MOUNTAIN-DRIVE-280-82-...
... See MoreSee Less

Be at the center of it all in this 3BR/3BA, slope view Inn Residence, available as an eighth-ownership winter share. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ice rink and offer views of the slopes, spa-inspired bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, rich cabinetry & quartz counter tops, and a gas fireplace with natural stone surround. Multi-keyed entry allows for rental potential, even when using it yourself. 

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: https://www.crystalmountainrealty.com/homes-for-sale-details/12450-UNIT-9H-CRYSTAL-MOUNTAIN-DRIVE-280-82-84-THOMPSONVILLE-MI-48683/1852831/111/

 

Comment on Facebook

What does an eighth ownership winter share mean?

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Start your snow dancing! 🕺💃 ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Yes!!!

Allison Groenleer DADDYS WAY

Mark Hughes & Julie Hughes...ready for ski season??

Jessica Chaidez see

I've been dancing for a while. 😀

Kari A. Reen our snow dancing is working! ❄️💃

Esther Vander Ploeg snowboarding soooo soon 😬😬😬

Matt Arraut Jess Arraut Holleigh Swanson Josh White 😍😍😍

Brian David Mathes maybe we’ll ski over Thanksgiving again!!! Lol

Kendra Dangles Jay Dangles

Brian Skalski lol.

Jason DeWitt!

Steve

Brandon Kruzel

Annie Crusellas Malvey

+ View previous comments

Load more

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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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