Crystal Mountain Resort Ridge Walk

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Day Hike - Crystal Mountain Resort Ridge Walk

Photography wildflowers and views while walking at a leisurely pace.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

Meet at 10am at the Gondola Ticket Booth.

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We will take the gondola up to the summit, enjoying scenic views as we ascend. At the summit, we will exit the gondola, then walk at a leisurely pace down the ridge towards the top of the Green Valley Chairlift and continue down the service road toward the Northway Charlift or further out to Morning Glory Bowl, taking photos along the way.

Please note that the Gondola ticket costs between $5-$33, depending on age and if you one one ride or unlimited. More Info

Options:

  • Eat lunch at the Summit Restaurant or take the Gondola back down to the base and eat at  the cafe or the Alpine Inn Restaurant
  • Attend a free ranger walk and talk at 11am, 1pm or 2:30pm

Note: I plan to arrive the day before to go horseback riding and camping overnight.

Route/Place

Crystal Mountain Resort Ridge Walk



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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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