Skiing & Snowboarding
Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is the place for winter fun! Visit the resort website for all the details of winter activities you can enjoy during your stay at Silver Skis Chalet. Silver Skis Condos are just 150 yards from Gondola, Chairlifts, and Village Base Area.
Crystal Mountain Ski Conditions
Learn to Ski or Ride
Webcams at Crystal Mountain Resort
From Crystal Mountain, there are several options on Snowshoeing, or Cross-Country Ski touring, Here are some links to example adventures along Highway 410, or from the resort:
Bullion Basin – from the base area of Crystal Mountain
White River Snowshoe Trail – at the base Crystal Mountain boulevard up Highway 410 into the National Park
Scenic Gondola Rides
The Gondola is available for foot traffic in the winter and skis are not required! Purchase a ticket online or in Guest services and ride the Gondola up to view Mt. Rainier in all of her glory with her snowy winter coat! Have lunch and cocktails at the Summit House, enjoy photo ops, and download back to the Base at Crystal Mountain.
Relax by the fire at the Snorting Elk Cellar, with a hot cider or one of the 18 local beers on tap. Enjoy a pretzel from the bar menu or a sandwich from the deli. Choose to grab a table at Rafters with the family and enjoy a hot chocolate, share some Nachos, and have a signature cocktail crafted for you at the Bar!
In addition, you may grab a beer, cocktail or even a coffee or hot chocolate at the Fireside Cantina, where you can enjoy your beverage and tacos outside under an umbrella or warm up your hands and chat about your ski adventure near the fire.
Shopping & Retail
The Summit Gift Shop is located at the top of the Mt. Rainier Gondola under the tower and is your summer go-to at the mountain top. With a yummy selection of ice cream, snacks, beverages, picnic items, and sandwiches, you can snack while enjoying the magical views. If you’re looking for souvenirs or forgot something for your trip, the Summit Shop carries gifts, clothing, accessories, postcards, Mount Rainier souvenirs, art and more.
Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm Daily (hours may vary)
Right Angle Sports
Located at the base of the construction zone near the Mt. Rainier Gondola, the Right Angle Sports Shop sells a wide selection of clothing, accessories, hiking boots, sunscreen, jewelry, gifts, postcards, dog necessities, art and more. The Mountain Shop also sells gondola tickets so it is truly your one-stop-shop.
Hours: 9:30am- 6:00pm Daily (hours may vary)
Silver Skis offers a heated 101° private pool to Silver Skis registered guests only (no hotel guests, RV, etc. allowed). Open midweek until 8pm and weekends until 10pm.