Written By: Emma Brice
Welcome to March! Spring is approaching and the snow keeps coming. We’ve received a total season snowfall of 242 inches so far this year with more on the way, and our favorite events are just around the corner. The party is just getting started!
CRYSTAL BALL STUDIO 62
Get ready to boogie down to this disco dance party celebrating our 60th Anniversary season! Saturday, March 25th, we’ll have our friends from Supernova Seattle Nightclub bringing the funky tunes and transforming our Rafters restaurant & bar into a glittering disco ball. Plus, we’ll have a costume contest with cash prizes for the winners! Ticket cost includes admission, photo booth & prints, plus a chance drawing ticket to win a pair of Atomic skis. Come dressed to impress with your sparkling platforms, outrageous bell bottoms, hand-crafted headpieces, and over-the-top props to impress our panel of judges. This event is for ages 21 and older. Celebrate 60 years of mountain memories and join in the fun! Grab your tickets now for the best price.
MTN PRIDE: PRIDE IN THE POW
Crystal Mountain is bringing Pride in the Pow back to the mountain this spring! For the second year in a row, we are excited to announce the return of our Pride in the Pow event celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community from March 17th -March 19th. Pride in the Pow is a three-day event that offers fun for everyone. Partnering with Seattle Pride and QPOC Hikers, we are stoked to invite everyone back to celebrate Pride with us. The weekend of festivities will kick off on Friday with a snowshoe tour & dinner led by QPOC Hikers, an organization that connects queer people of color with hiking and the outdoors. We are thrilled to continue this partnership with QPOC Hikers and to have their support in bringing the MTN Pride celebration to life. The rest of the weekend, Seattle Pride will help us pack the mountain with LGBTQIA+-friendly beginner ski and snowboard lessons, drag performances, lip sync contests, and an après-ski party with raffles on Saturday and Sunday. Don’t miss out on this rad weekend!
IFSA WORLD QUALIFIERS
March 6-8th, Crystal is excited to be hosting the annual International Free Skiers Association World Qualifier event! Come on out and watch freeride athletes from around the world make the biggest sends and steepest lines off the Silver King as they compete for a spot on the Freeride World Tour. This is a show you won’t want to miss!
RETAIL PROGRESSIVE SALE
As winter winds down and spring amps up, Right Angle Sports is offering 30% off outerwear! Don’t miss the 40% discount starting March 13th through the end of the season. The sale does not include hardgoods or accessories. Join us on the mountain and stop by Right Angle Sports this month to get what you’re looking for at a discount.
DEMO GEAR SALE
Starting March 15th, stop by Brand X Rentals for 40% off 22/23 demo gear! Plus, we’ll be offering a “try and buy” special; if a demo ski or snowboard is purchased on the same day that you paid for rental gear, we will refund you the rental price at the time of purchase! Still dreaming of a demo you tried this season that you just can’t forget? Take advantage of this limited special and take home your season-long favorites.
SPRING FLING DEMO DAY
Join us on the mountain with SheJumps and Sturtevants for a full day of new 23/24 ski and snowboard demos! Ten-plus ski and snowboard manufacturers will be set up in the Crystal Mountain base area with brand-new gear for you to try. For just $75, receive a full day of demo access, a $25 Sturtevant’s coupon, one raffle ticket, and access to discounted pre-orders for next year’s gear. All ticket proceeds benefit SheJumps. Don’t miss out!
POT O’ GOLD FRESH TRACKS
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the mountain! Join us for tasty breakfast burritos and fresh laps in Green Valley before the mountain is open to the public. Keep an eye out for hidden gold treasures as you make your way down the slopes. Our resident lucky charms will provide special treats from Core Bar and Red Bull to keep you fueled all morning. Grab your mountain partner and come out for our last day of fresh tracks this season!