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Crystal Mountain – Crystal Spa Holiday Open House – November 17, 2017
[ November 17, 2017; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Experience mini-treatments throughout the spa, mingle with spa industry experts and representatives‚ and learn tips‚ tricks and techniques to make you look and feel your best for the holidays. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and refreshments plus one-night-only savings on Crystal Spa retail and gift certificates, Peak Fitness specials and Peak Boutique specials. Time: 3-7pm 3:30-6:30pm: Complimentary mini yoga [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend – November 23 – 26, 2017
[ November 23, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ] Join the celebration... you'll love being a part of this weekend! On Thanksgiving Day, run or walk a 5K in the morning, and enjoy our delicious Thanksgiving buffet that afternoon. On Friday, celebrate the season at our Holiday Trail Celebration. It's a weekend of fun, family and celebration! Thursday, November 23 13th Annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5k Begin [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – 5K Turkey Vulture Trot – November 23, 2017
[ November 23, 2017; ] Begin Thanksgiving Day by boosting your metabolism for the feast to come! Crystal’s 13th Annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5K run/walk is held on a paved, looped-course thru the scenic rolling terrain of Crystal Mountain. Top male and female finishers overall in the 5k receive a Crystal Premier Season Pass! Proceeds benefit Wings of Wonder . Start [...] more...

Thanksgiving Buffet at Crystal Mountain – November 23, 2017
[ November 23, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings - without stepping foot in the kitchen - at the Annual Thanksgiving Buffet in the beautiful Crystal Center. Time: 11am-4pm Price: Adults: $26, Seniors (Ages 65 +): $22, Kids (Ages 6-12): $13, Kids 5 and Under: Free View Thanksgiving Day Buffet Menu » Reservations required. Call (855) 995-5146. <> Visit Crystal Mountain [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Thanksgiving Ski & Snowboard Sale – November 24 – 26, 2017
[ November 24, 2017 to November 26, 2017. ] MOUNTAIN SPORTS can equip you with the right ski and snowboard equipment to enjoy our great winters. Special pricing on Alpine/Snowboard equipment and new Winter Fashion and Accessories. We have lots of stocking-stuffer ideas too. Mountain Sports is located slopeside on the second floor of the Lodge, ext. 4400. Stay tuned for Black Friday Specials! KINLOCHEN SHOP [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Holiday Trail Celebration – November 24, 2017
[ November 24, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Enjoy a festive tour through Crystal's quaint resort village. Each trail stop offers unique activities, entertainment, food & beverage and retail sales. Get your “trail stop sticker” at five or more locations to receive a chance to win one of several great prizes. Return your completed Holiday Trail Map (with at least five trail stop [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – First Light Celebration – November 25, 2017
[ November 25, 2017; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Join us from 5-6pm as we set Crystal Mountain aglow with twinkly lights! We'll be singing holiday carols and lighting our Christmas tree for the first time this season. Meet us between the Lodge and Crystal Center to light the tree at 5:30pm sharp. View Weekend Activities » <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort Crystal [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Winter Sounds in the Art Park – December 16, 2017
[ December 16, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Enjoy a 1/4-mile walk along the gentle slope of the Art Park’s trail to the amphitheater where members of the Benzie Central Chamber Choir will perform holiday songs and lead carols. $10 suggested donation benefits Michigan Legacy Art Park and the Benzie Central choral program. <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain On [...] more...

Holiday Celebrations at Crystal Mountain – December 16 to January 6
[ December 16, 2017 to January 6, 2018. ] Book your holiday lodging package today! Lodging Packages Available » Daily Activities Available at the Park at Water's Edge Pick-A-Tree at the Park at Water's Edge Beginning Saturday, Dec. 16. Trees are free to houseguests while supplies last. 17th Annual Snowiest Snowflake Contest Starting Saturday, December 16, stop by the Park at Water's Edge for all the supplies you need to create [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Ski With Santa – December 24, 2017
[ December 24, 2017; ] Sunday - December 24, 2017 Join Santa for some on-hill fun! Santa will hit the slopes at 1pm. Call 888.968.7686 ext. 2000 for more information. <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr. Thompsonville, Michigan 49683 Reservations: (855) 995-5146 <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> more...

Crystal Mountain – Christmas Day Buffet – December 25, 2017
[ December 25, 2017; ] Monday - December 25, 2016 Join us for a Christmas Day feast for all to enjoy. Serving your holiday favorites! Stay tuned for additional details! <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr. Thompsonville, Michigan 49683 Reservations: (855) 995-5146 <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> more...

Crystal Mountain – $25 on the 25th – December 25, 2017
[ December 25, 2017; ] Monday, December 25, 2017 | 10am - Close Ski or snowboard from 10am - Close on Monday, December 25, 2017 with lift tickets for $25* per person and rental for $25 per person. For more information, call our Tickets and Rental Department at 888.968.7686 ext. 3000. *Kids 6-and-under and seniors 80-and-older receive a FREE lift ticket anytime! Buy Lift [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – New Year’s Eve with Fireworks – December 31, 2017
[ December 31, 2017; ] New Year's Eve - Sunday, December 31 Kick off 2018 at Crystal Mountain, with something fun for every age! Stay tuned for additional party details! Luau Family Fun 4-8pm: Join us for the Luau Family Fun Party geared for the young at heart! Party includes crafts, games, prize drawings and dancing! Reservations required, please call 888.968.7686 ext. 7000. $19 admission [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Cross-Country Winter Trails Day – January 6, 2018
[ January 6, 2018; ] Stay tuned for details! Information from Cross-Country Winter Trails Day 2017 Winter Trails Day offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, and to discover the great fitness and social benefits with these easy-to-learn winter sports. Enjoy a free 2-Hour Trail Pass and rentals available from: • 1pm-3pm • [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – World Snow Day Celebration – January 21, 2018
[ January 21, 2018; ] Stay tuned for event details! World Snow Day Information from a previous year > Crystal's World Snow Day event will feature special activities and clinics designed to introduce a new generation to skiing and boarding. In celebration of World Snow Day, Crystal Mountain is offering a variety of free activities geared to introduce "first timers" to the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Teddy Knape Fest – February 17, 2018
[ February 17, 2018; ] Join us for the 10th Annual Teddy Knape Fest! - Friday, February 12 - 7-9pm: Visit the Vista Lounge for small raffles, prizes, games and drink specials plus live music from The Jackie Treehorns featuring Jeff Bihlman. more...

Crystal Mountain – Mardi Gras on the Mountain – March 2 – 3, 2018
[ March 2, 2018 to March 3, 2018. ] Let the good times roll at Crystal Mountain this Mardi Gras Weekend! Dress in your favorite purple, green and gold! Skiers and boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 off their open-to-close lift ticket (valid Saturday, March 5, 2016 only). Discount only available at ticket window. more...

Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Friday – March 9, 2018
[ March 9, 2018; ] Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50! The larger the group, the better the deal... more...

Crystal Mountain – Spring Carnival – March 9 – 10, 2018
[ March 9, 2018 to March 10, 2018. ] Get ready for a fun filled Saturday with events and activities for the whole family to enjoy! more...

Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 16 – 17, 2018
[ March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018. ] Cheers to a fun-filled St. Patrick's weekend, with plenty of activities for everyone, including our epic Kayak on the Snow Race. Stay tuned for event details! more...

Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 23 – 24, 2018
[ March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018. ] It's time for a retro flashback and its happening at Crystal Mountain! Dress in your favorite retro clothing. Skiers & Boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 OFF an open-to-close lift ticket. Lift ticket is valid Saturday, March 19, 2016 only. more...

Crystal Mountain – 2016-17 Season Passes
2016-17 Season Passes Get special fall pricing on Season Passes, now thru Sept. 8, 2016.   Premier Pass Unlimited downhill skiing and riding all winter. No blackout dates. Labor Day Sale Price Aug. 30 – Sept. 8, 2016 Premier Adult (21-59 Years Old) $339 Buy Now » Premier Junior/Teen (7-20 Years Old) $269 Buy Now » Premier Senior (60-79 Years Old) $269 Buy Now » Premier College Must prove full time enrollment at [...] more...

 
   

Crystal Mountain – Crystal Spa Holiday Open House – November 17, 2017


Experience mini-treatments throughout the spa, mingle with spa industry experts and representatives‚ and learn tips‚ tricks and techniques to make you look and feel your best for the holidays.

Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and refreshments plus one-night-only savings on Crystal Spa retail and gift certificates, Peak Fitness specials and Peak Boutique specials.

Time: 3-7pm

3:30-6:30pm: Complimentary mini yoga sessions
3:30pm: Eminence Organic Skin Care
4pm: Jane Iredale Makeup
5:30pm: Green Envee – Aromatherapy and Beauty from the Inside Out
6pm: Naturopathica – Vitality Bar Teas and Tinctures

Attend the Holiday Open House and be entered to win!

One lucky winner will receive a year of Crystal Spa – one 50-minute service per month for all of 2018!

Event is free to attend. Pre-registration is appreciated but not required. Call 888.968.7686 ext. 7200 to register today.

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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Friday December 15th, 2017 - 10:30 am

Crystal Mountain

🚨❄️POWDER ALERT❄️🚨 With 6 inches of powder overnight and 24 inches of snow this week, we’re ready to open for the season! ... See MoreSee Less

🚨❄️POWDER ALERT❄️🚨 With 6 inches of powder overnight and 24 inches of snow this week, we’re ready to open for the season!

Comment on Facebook

Yes, I can see and feel the roaring fireplace... inside....where I'd be snuggled in a close by chair reading a good book with a mug of hot chocolate close at hand.

We were there at noon today and it was deep !!! Yes the conditions are spectacular and with more snow and runs tomorrow what a full season opening ⛷⛷❄️❄️❄️❄️

We arrive on the 22nd and we can't wait!

Guess you don't make much snow there? Perfect North in Lawrenceburg, IN has been open for 3 weeks already.

Love the photo and snow!

On our way!

Great opening today! The new powder was awesome.

I know that Bungalow😜

Beautiful

WOOO

Incredible powder tonight - Had fun chasing our boys on the runs. Get out here and enjoy Northern Michigan!

Elisabeth Lusk. You were asking the other day about our snow fall.wellllll

Rachel Reed Pow pow alert

Austen Christopher Chloé Kesling Tami Underhill Kesling

Jennifer Schisler Tierney

Dennis Shirk

Andrew Pherson

Jenna Brown

+ View previous comments

Thursday December 14th, 2017 - 11:47 am

Crystal Mountain

Discover Winter at Crystal Mountain
Discover the joys of winter at Crystal Mountain. With 18" of fresh snow this week, we'll open 29 runs on Friday and will add an additional 12 runs on Saturday - that's 71% of our skiable terrain!
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Discover Winter at Crystal Mountain

Comment on Facebook

FYI - the ski apps that track snowfall like "On The Snow" show no new snowfall at Crystal.

Looks wonderful. Wish we could all be there with Carol, Ed and the kids.

6 more days.....can't wait 😊❄️

Nick Wisner - when we hitting the slopes

Kevin Rosenhagen!! It’s ready for us when we get there in a few weeks! ❄️

Emily Jarrard

Nathaniel Powell

+ View previous comments

Thursday December 14th, 2017 - 8:43 am

Crystal Mountain

Your place - right at the base of the slopes! This second floor, fully furnished studio unit features a dry bar with two queen beds. The unit is located adjacent to Kinlochen’s Thistle Pub & Grille, in the very heart of the resort - just steps from the Peak Fitness Center, Crystal Spa, indoor/outdoor pools, and the main lodge.

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: listings.crystalmountain.com/mlsdetail.php?MLS=1793611&map=&cat=0&prev=-1#ad-image-0
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Your place - right at the base of the slopes! This second floor, fully furnished studio unit features a dry bar with two queen beds. The unit is located adjacent to Kinlochen’s Thistle Pub & Grille, in the very heart of the resort - just steps from the Peak Fitness Center, Crystal Spa, indoor/outdoor pools, and the main lodge. 

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: http://listings.crystalmountain.com/mlsdetail.php?MLS=1793611&map=&cat=0&prev=-1#ad-image-0

Comment on Facebook

Teresa Brower-Fransen seriously, we should go in on this.......we could also rent it out.

Well, how many more do you have? We may have to look a little further into the hammock idea.

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Crystal Mountain – Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend – November 23 – 26, 2017


Join the celebration… you’ll love being a part of this weekend! On Thanksgiving Day, run or walk a 5K in the morning, and enjoy our delicious Thanksgiving buffet that afternoon. On Friday, celebrate the season at our Holiday Trail Celebration. It’s a weekend of fun, family and celebration!

Thursday, November 23

13th Annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5k

Begin Thanksgiving Day by boosting your metabolism for the feast to come! Crystal’s 13th Annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5K run/walk is held on a paved, looped-course thru the scenic rolling terrain of Crystal Mountain. Top male and female finishers overall in the 5k receive a Crystal Premier Season Pass!

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings – without stepping foot in the kitchen – at the Annual Thanksgiving Buffet in the beautiful Crystal Center.

Friday, November 24

Holiday Trail Celebration

Enjoy a festive tour through Crystal’s quaint resort village during our Holiday Trail Celebration. Each trail stop offers unique activities, entertainment, food & beverage and retail sales. Get your “trail stop sticker” at five or more locations to receive a chance to win one of several great prizes.

Saturday, November 25

First Light Celebration

Help Crystal set the mountain aglow with twinkly holiday lights! Join us as we light our Holiday tree for the first time this season at the First Light Celebration.

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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Friday December 15th, 2017 - 10:30 am

Crystal Mountain

🚨❄️POWDER ALERT❄️🚨 With 6 inches of powder overnight and 24 inches of snow this week, we’re ready to open for the season! ... See MoreSee Less

🚨❄️POWDER ALERT❄️🚨 With 6 inches of powder overnight and 24 inches of snow this week, we’re ready to open for the season!

Comment on Facebook

Yes, I can see and feel the roaring fireplace... inside....where I'd be snuggled in a close by chair reading a good book with a mug of hot chocolate close at hand.

We were there at noon today and it was deep !!! Yes the conditions are spectacular and with more snow and runs tomorrow what a full season opening ⛷⛷❄️❄️❄️❄️

We arrive on the 22nd and we can't wait!

Guess you don't make much snow there? Perfect North in Lawrenceburg, IN has been open for 3 weeks already.

Love the photo and snow!

On our way!

Great opening today! The new powder was awesome.

I know that Bungalow😜

Beautiful

WOOO

Incredible powder tonight - Had fun chasing our boys on the runs. Get out here and enjoy Northern Michigan!

Elisabeth Lusk. You were asking the other day about our snow fall.wellllll

Rachel Reed Pow pow alert

Austen Christopher Chloé Kesling Tami Underhill Kesling

Jennifer Schisler Tierney

Dennis Shirk

Andrew Pherson

Jenna Brown

+ View previous comments

Thursday December 14th, 2017 - 11:47 am

Crystal Mountain

Discover Winter at Crystal Mountain
Discover the joys of winter at Crystal Mountain. With 18" of fresh snow this week, we'll open 29 runs on Friday and will add an additional 12 runs on Saturday - that's 71% of our skiable terrain!
... See MoreSee Less

Discover Winter at Crystal Mountain

Comment on Facebook

FYI - the ski apps that track snowfall like "On The Snow" show no new snowfall at Crystal.

Looks wonderful. Wish we could all be there with Carol, Ed and the kids.

6 more days.....can't wait 😊❄️

Nick Wisner - when we hitting the slopes

Kevin Rosenhagen!! It’s ready for us when we get there in a few weeks! ❄️

Emily Jarrard

Nathaniel Powell

+ View previous comments

Thursday December 14th, 2017 - 8:43 am

Crystal Mountain

Your place - right at the base of the slopes! This second floor, fully furnished studio unit features a dry bar with two queen beds. The unit is located adjacent to Kinlochen’s Thistle Pub & Grille, in the very heart of the resort - just steps from the Peak Fitness Center, Crystal Spa, indoor/outdoor pools, and the main lodge.

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: listings.crystalmountain.com/mlsdetail.php?MLS=1793611&map=&cat=0&prev=-1#ad-image-0
... See MoreSee Less

Your place - right at the base of the slopes! This second floor, fully furnished studio unit features a dry bar with two queen beds. The unit is located adjacent to Kinlochen’s Thistle Pub & Grille, in the very heart of the resort - just steps from the Peak Fitness Center, Crystal Spa, indoor/outdoor pools, and the main lodge. 

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: http://listings.crystalmountain.com/mlsdetail.php?MLS=1793611&map=&cat=0&prev=-1#ad-image-0

Comment on Facebook

Teresa Brower-Fransen seriously, we should go in on this.......we could also rent it out.

Well, how many more do you have? We may have to look a little further into the hammock idea.

Load more

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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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Crystal Mountain – 5K Turkey Vulture Trot – November 23, 2017


Begin Thanksgiving Day by boosting your metabolism for the feast to come! Crystal’s 13th Annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5K run/walk is held on a paved, looped-course thru the scenic rolling terrain of Crystal Mountain. Top male and female finishers overall in the 5k receive a Crystal Premier Season Pass! Proceeds benefit Wings of Wonder .

Start Time: 9am – 5K ; 10am – 1 Mile Fun Run

Age Divisions: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Medals awarded to top 3 males & females in each age division for the 5k race.

Entry Fee

5K: $25 thru Nov. 22 ($30 race day)

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk: $10 thru Nov. 22 ($15 race day)

Registration

Early Registration – First 100 to register for the 5K get a commemorative beanie hat!

Check-in & Registration: Participants are highly encouraged to pre-register and check-in at the Park at Water’s Edge on Wednesday, November 22. Day-of registration is inside Kinlochen, from 7-8:30am

Print Your Registration Form » (One person per entry form)

For more information, please contact the Park at Water’s Edge, 888.968.7686 ext. 7000.

2016 Overall Results »

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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Friday December 15th, 2017 - 10:30 am

Crystal Mountain

🚨❄️POWDER ALERT❄️🚨 With 6 inches of powder overnight and 24 inches of snow this week, we’re ready to open for the season! ... See MoreSee Less

🚨❄️POWDER ALERT❄️🚨 With 6 inches of powder overnight and 24 inches of snow this week, we’re ready to open for the season!

Comment on Facebook

Yes, I can see and feel the roaring fireplace... inside....where I'd be snuggled in a close by chair reading a good book with a mug of hot chocolate close at hand.

We were there at noon today and it was deep !!! Yes the conditions are spectacular and with more snow and runs tomorrow what a full season opening ⛷⛷❄️❄️❄️❄️

We arrive on the 22nd and we can't wait!

Guess you don't make much snow there? Perfect North in Lawrenceburg, IN has been open for 3 weeks already.

Love the photo and snow!

On our way!

Great opening today! The new powder was awesome.

I know that Bungalow😜

Beautiful

WOOO

Incredible powder tonight - Had fun chasing our boys on the runs. Get out here and enjoy Northern Michigan!

Elisabeth Lusk. You were asking the other day about our snow fall.wellllll

Rachel Reed Pow pow alert

Austen Christopher Chloé Kesling Tami Underhill Kesling

Jennifer Schisler Tierney

Dennis Shirk

Andrew Pherson

Jenna Brown

+ View previous comments

Thursday December 14th, 2017 - 11:47 am

Crystal Mountain

Discover Winter at Crystal Mountain
Discover the joys of winter at Crystal Mountain. With 18" of fresh snow this week, we'll open 29 runs on Friday and will add an additional 12 runs on Saturday - that's 71% of our skiable terrain!
... See MoreSee Less

Discover Winter at Crystal Mountain

Comment on Facebook

FYI - the ski apps that track snowfall like "On The Snow" show no new snowfall at Crystal.

Looks wonderful. Wish we could all be there with Carol, Ed and the kids.

6 more days.....can't wait 😊❄️

Nick Wisner - when we hitting the slopes

Kevin Rosenhagen!! It’s ready for us when we get there in a few weeks! ❄️

Emily Jarrard

Nathaniel Powell

+ View previous comments

Thursday December 14th, 2017 - 8:43 am

Crystal Mountain

Your place - right at the base of the slopes! This second floor, fully furnished studio unit features a dry bar with two queen beds. The unit is located adjacent to Kinlochen’s Thistle Pub & Grille, in the very heart of the resort - just steps from the Peak Fitness Center, Crystal Spa, indoor/outdoor pools, and the main lodge.

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: listings.crystalmountain.com/mlsdetail.php?MLS=1793611&map=&cat=0&prev=-1#ad-image-0
... See MoreSee Less

Your place - right at the base of the slopes! This second floor, fully furnished studio unit features a dry bar with two queen beds. The unit is located adjacent to Kinlochen’s Thistle Pub & Grille, in the very heart of the resort - just steps from the Peak Fitness Center, Crystal Spa, indoor/outdoor pools, and the main lodge. 

Contact the Crystal Mountain Realty Crystal Mountain Realty team for a tour or more information: http://listings.crystalmountain.com/mlsdetail.php?MLS=1793611&map=&cat=0&prev=-1#ad-image-0

Comment on Facebook

Teresa Brower-Fransen seriously, we should go in on this.......we could also rent it out.

Well, how many more do you have? We may have to look a little further into the hammock idea.

Load more

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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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