Crystal Mountain and Mount Baker will open this week

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 9, 2009 4:13 pm

Two ski resorts in the Pacific Northwest are set to open this week- Crystal Mountain Resort and Mount Baker Ski Area.  Crystal Mountain will be open starting Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the lower mountain being accessible with the Forest Queen, Discovery, Chinook Express, and Quicksilver lifts.  Officials are hoping to open the upper mountain soon, and for now, lift tickets will $30 for adults.  





Mount Baker will be open starting Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with the White Salmon Base area open and all lifts running except Chair One.  There is more than four feet of snow on the ground, and the ski resort is anticipating another two feet to fall this week.  A mid-week ticket at Mount Baker will run $39.50 and a weekend ticket will be $47.50.