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Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 21, 2020 (Cancelled)

Crystal Mountain - Celts & Kayaks

Cheers to a fun-filled St. Patrick’s weekend, with plenty of activities for everyone, including Crystal Mountain’s epic Kayak on the Snow Race.

Saturday, March 21

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best St. Patrick’s Day attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am – 4pm: Pot of Gold Challenge – Enter your best guess to win a Pot of Gold. Visit the Park at Water’s Edge for details!

9am – 4pm: Look for the Leprechaun – The leaping Leprechaun comes once a year. Find him for good luck and an on-hill photo!

9:30am – 10:30am: Kayak on the Snow Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck. See Official Rules »​

11am: Kayak on the Snow Race
Compete for the best time! Equipment provided. Personal equipment is prohibited. Participants must have a helmet and be at least 8 years old. Registration required 30 minutes prior to the event starting.

11am – 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

7 – 10pm: FREE Slopeside Concert featuring BRENA
BRENA, a five member group plays a variety of hits from the 1950’s to today. Concert will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, by the Crystal Clipper chairlift.

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3 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo) ... See MoreSee Less

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo)

Comment on Facebook

I adjusted his skis back in the day

Shoveled the snow from the walk on the Pinehurst unit on the 18th hole. Very genuine and humble people.

I never knew that. Sad day for anyone who grew up watching him play ball.

So nice of you to share this memory.

21 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

These pet "assistants" have helped their owners at work and at play! So we're sending their humans some free goodies from Crystal Spa! Thank you to everyone who posted photos; you've raised our spirits! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. It's a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit shop.crystalmountain.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. Its a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit https://shop.crystalmountain.com/Image attachment
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Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 28, 2020 (Cancelled)

Crystal Mountain - Retro Weekend
Dust off the neon, ringer tees, gigantic jeans and vintage sweaters. Whatever your decade, it’s time to bring it back for Retro Weekend at Crystal Mountain! Additional details coming soon.

Saturday, March 28

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best retro attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

11am: Thor’s Challenge
Race straight up Thor! The male and female winners wins a 2020-2021 Season Pass. Finisher medals awarded to all that reach the top! Are you worthy? $20 per person includes March on the Mountain t-shirt. Day-of registration available at the slopeside tent.

Noon – 4pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

1pm: Rubik’s Cube Contest
Held at the slopeside tent.

5 – 8pm: Live Entertainment by Risque
Entertainment will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, in the big tent near the Crystal Clipper chairlift.

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3 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo) ... See MoreSee Less

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo)

Comment on Facebook

I adjusted his skis back in the day

Shoveled the snow from the walk on the Pinehurst unit on the 18th hole. Very genuine and humble people.

I never knew that. Sad day for anyone who grew up watching him play ball.

So nice of you to share this memory.

21 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

These pet "assistants" have helped their owners at work and at play! So we're sending their humans some free goodies from Crystal Spa! Thank you to everyone who posted photos; you've raised our spirits! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. It's a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit shop.crystalmountain.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. Its a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit https://shop.crystalmountain.com/Image attachment
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Crystal Mountain – NASTAR Midwest Championships – February 29 – March 1, 2020

Crystal Mountain - NASTAR Midwest Championships
Crystal Mountain will host the Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR Midwest Championships on February 29 – March 1, 2020. The winners will be awarded prize money for the first time in NASTAR regional championships history!

The two-day event will see the fastest racers in each age, gender and ability group from Saturday’s qualifying races advance to the Race of Champions on Sunday. This dual head-to-head handicapped race will be a single-elimination event with the final four racers in the men’s and women’s races splitting a share of the $5,000* cash purse. Afterwards, the ever poplular Friends and Family Team Race will take place. The Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR Midwest Regional Championships are open to all recreational racers and no qualification is required.

*Prize money is dependent on number of entries. Must have over 130 entries for the full prize purse.

Event includes celebrity pacesetter, Andrew Weibrecht, live music, parties and fun racing! Discounted lodging and lift tickets are available to NASTAR participants and guests.

Cost: $125 per racer (includes all weekend events)

Registration:Opens December 1, 2019 (limited to 500 participants).

Learn more and register at nastar.com »

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3 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo) ... See MoreSee Less

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo)

Comment on Facebook

I adjusted his skis back in the day

Shoveled the snow from the walk on the Pinehurst unit on the 18th hole. Very genuine and humble people.

I never knew that. Sad day for anyone who grew up watching him play ball.

So nice of you to share this memory.

21 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

These pet "assistants" have helped their owners at work and at play! So we're sending their humans some free goodies from Crystal Spa! Thank you to everyone who posted photos; you've raised our spirits! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. It's a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit shop.crystalmountain.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. Its a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit https://shop.crystalmountain.com/Image attachment
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Crystal Mountain – Mardi Gras on the Mountain – March 7, 2020

Crystal Mountain - Mardi Gras on the Mountain
Let the good times roll at Crystal Mountain with activities and beads galore during Mardi Gras on the Mountain! More details coming soon.

Friday, March 6

6pm: Mask Making with the Snow Monsters
Make your own Mardi Gras mask with the Snow Monsters! Held in the Crystal Center.

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring the TC Knuckleheads!

Saturday, March 7

Beads, Beads & More Beads
Keep your eyes peeled, beads are everywhere! Collect all you can with games throughout the day.

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best purple, green and gold Mardi Gras attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am: On-hill Bead Search
9am: Find and ski with the Mardi Gras Jester

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party, BBQ & Seafood Boil
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Stylin’ on the Slopes Costume Contest
Held at the Lodge slopeside tent. Top adult male and female will be crowned the King/Queen of the Mountain and win a 2020-21 Premier Season Pass!

2 – 5pm: Blue Moon at the Vista Lounge
Enjoy drink specials all afternoon from Blue Moon Brewing Company!

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring the TC Knuckleheads!

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3 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo) ... See MoreSee Less

We were blessed Al Kaline was part of our family. He was a property owner, an avid golfer and a dedicated ambassador for Crystal Mountain for many years. We extend our deepest condolences to Al’s wife, Louise, and the entire Kaline family on his passing. (Crystal Mountain archives photo)

Comment on Facebook

I adjusted his skis back in the day

Shoveled the snow from the walk on the Pinehurst unit on the 18th hole. Very genuine and humble people.

I never knew that. Sad day for anyone who grew up watching him play ball.

So nice of you to share this memory.

21 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

These pet "assistants" have helped their owners at work and at play! So we're sending their humans some free goodies from Crystal Spa! Thank you to everyone who posted photos; you've raised our spirits! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. It's a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit shop.crystalmountain.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

Our online store is live! Gift cards, Crystal Mountain gear and more. We even have some of your favorite Crystal Mountain spa products, including our signature line of lavender mint soaps, lotions, shampoo and shave cream. Its a little bit of Crystal Mountain anytime you want. Visit https://shop.crystalmountain.com/Image attachment
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Crystal Mountain – Spring Carnival – March 14, 2020

Crystal Mountain - Spring Carnival
Celebrate spring the “up-north” way, with all kinds of snow-filled fun! Fun-in-the-sun costumes are highly encouraged. Get ready for great events and activities for the whole family to enjoy during Spring Carnival. Additional details coming soon!

Friday, March 13

6pm: Cardboard Sled Building Workshop
Located in the Crystal Center. Cardboard and tape will be provided. $10 per duct tape roll. Reservations are required, call or visit the Park at Water’s Edge, 888-968-7686 ext. 7000. See Official Rules »​

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring Scarkazm!

Saturday, March 14

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best luau attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9:30am – 10:30am: Cardboard Classic Registration
Please review the rules prior to creating your sled. Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Please note: Only two racers are allowed per sled. Helmets are required. See Official Rules »

10:30am: Cardboard Classic Creative Sled Contest
Build a sled using only cardboard and duct tape. Sleds must be pre-registered to participate in the Cardboard Classic.

11am: Cardboard Classic Race
Held on Cheers To Lou slope.

11am – 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring Scarkazm, their mix of modern rock/metal covers blended with original songs are sure to keep the party going all night long.

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Spring Carnival 2018 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

Spring Carnival was a complete success – thanks to our racers at the Cardboard Classic and Slush Cup participants. We hope you had just as much fun as we did!

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Cardboard Classic 2017 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

Thanks to all of our participants in the Cardboard Classic! It’s certainly lived up to its name today. Meanwhile the four different seasons Mother Nature threw at us this week unfortunately created some technical problems with the Slush Cup but will be ready for Celts & Kayaks weekend on March 18!

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Giddy up!
We LOVE their custom 60th Anniversary Celebration t-shirts!
Tank on the loose!
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Crystal Mountain – Spring Fling – 2016 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
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Harper is ready for some cardboard sled action!
May the force be with this sled.
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