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It goes without saying there’s a lot of uncertainty in the world right now, but one thing remains the same and that’s our commitment to providing a place where meaningful connections are formed, and adventures are celebrated. We’re ready and excited to welcome you back starting June 1 for spring skiing and riding in Green Valley, but things are going to be different. Capacity will be limited, and reservations are required. We’re committed to doing this responsibly and rely on your cooperation to make it a positive experience for everyone. Reservations for June 1st will open on May 30th at 2pm. Get the full scoop from the link in our bio. @christy_pelland
After closing lifts and mountain access on March 14 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Washington’s Crystal Mountain will re-open skiing and snowboarding on June 1. Following models first used at spring ski destinations like Oregon’s Timberline and Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin, Crystal will use a reservation system to limit the number of guests on the mountain at the same time. Season passholders and Ikon Pass holders will not be given priority, but will still get to ski for free if they make a reservation. Single day tickets can be purchased for $59.
From Crystal’s website:
Reservations will be available at 2:00pm on May 30th for skiing and riding on June 1st. Reservations for consecutive days will open at 2:00pm on June 1st for the following day. Reservations will be offered online on a first-come basis. You must select a specific arrival time starting at 8:00 a.m. and hourly until 2:00 p.m. You will make one reservation for your family or group (riding in the same car). Photo ID will be required at the checkpoint and must match the name on the reservation.
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