While mountain ops @CrystalMountain thought they’d be able to spin lifts tomorrow, lackluster snowfall has pushed back a potential opening day into next week according to Crystal Mountain Marketing Director, Tiana Anderson.
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“We need 6-12″ more before we can get things going,” said Anderson. She encouraged those looking for updates to keep their eyes peeled on the Crystal Mountain Facebook as well as their conditions page.
“It’s nothing to be dissapointed about. We should open before Thanksgiving” – Crystal Mountain Marketing Director, Tiana Anderson
Right now, Crystal is forecasted to see upwards of FOOT of new snow by Sunday morning reports NOAA. They are also currently under a winter weather advisory.
LET IT SNOW!
Winter Weather Advisory
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING…
* WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches through this evening, heaviest near Mount Rainier.
* WHERE…Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties above 4000 feet. Heaviest snow near Mount Rainier.
* WHEN…10 AM to 9 PM today.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.