Ski USA - Washington

Crystal Mountain Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Crystal Mountain at 1192 m altitude issued: 3 pm18 Nov 2017 (local time)
Ski USA - Washington

Crystal Mountain Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Crystal Mountain Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 176.0mm), heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon night, min -3°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Crystal Mountain Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 102.0mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Thu night. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Wed morning, min 1°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.
SatSunday 19Monday 20Tuesday 21Wednesday 22Thursday 23Fri
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
light snow
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
5 SSW5
10 SW10
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
15 SW15
5 SW5
10 SSE10
10 S10
15 SSE15
20 SSW20
15 SSW15
15 S15
15 SSW15
15 S15
25 WSW25
20 SW20
20 W20
10 WNW10
Summary
some clouds
some clouds
some clouds
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
mod. rain
light rain
light rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
mod. rain
light snow
light snow
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
---1772111135301894332161010-
max°C
Max °C
1-13333466778885322
min°C
Min °C
-1-32212356667774311
chill°C
WChill°C
-4-7-2-2-2002323544-1-2-4-2
Humid.%885358889698949697979894959794929495
Freezing level (m)170015501550190020001750235030503150335028502950290030501950175014001400
Crystal Mountain freezing level scale
snowy slopeCrystal Mountain freezing level
Sunrise--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:18--7:20--7:22
Sunset4:28--4:27--4:25--4:24--4:24--4:23--

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Crystal Mountain at the specific elevation of 1192 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Crystal Mountain. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of United States.

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Visitor Reviews of Crystal Mountain

Jeffrey from United States writes:

Crystal Mountain fancies itself to be the best "resort" in Washington state. As they like to say in Texas, that claim is all hat and no cattle.

The Boyne Corporation that owns Crystal has had big plans for years. Give them credit for persevering against the forces of No and the National Forest Service to get the Campbell Basin lodge and High Campbell chair, the Northway chair and now the gondola built. While the latter does nothing really to improve uphill capacity (it was built more with an eye to summer tourism). Even if Boyne can build it's proposed hotel, Crystal still won't be a ski "resort" and will never be a four season resort (if you don't like to hike, there's nothing else to do there in the summer). What lodging they have now is no better than motels you find adjacent to interstate highways.

I've been skiing off and on at Crystal for about 35 years. It can be an enjoyable mountain on the rare sunny days if you ski midweek, with an unsurpassed view of Mt. Rainier from the top of the Rainier Express. But because West Side Cascade snow is so marginal, because the mountain is full of traffic choke points and never properly/sufficiently groomed, it's pretensions of being a serious ski resort are just that. It will always remain a favorite with the side/back country enthusiasts, and the new Northway chair has opened more of that up to those of us who don't want to spend most of our day hiking for 600' of vertical. But otherwise, it will never be a destination for people outside the PNW or even a vacation resort for locals.

Crystal veered a bit further into the ditch this off season by building a new terrain park under the Forest Queen 6-pack. Doing this has assured that this part of the mountain, already the most crowded, will be that much more so as a couple hundred acres is given over to a relative handful of customers. At the same time, Crystal has an aged, rarely used double chairlift in a more or less sequestered area that would have been much more suitable for a park and better served the needs of the majority of the area's customers.

I wish them luck because there is still untapped potential, but I have faith that they have management to realize this and so I, again, won't be making the 90-minute trek many times this season unless I can somehow do so weekdays.

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