Scenic Chairlift Rides




Crystal Clipper or Buck Chairlift


June 12: 5 - 8pm
Full schedule begins June 16 and lasts through September 4: Available Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 3 - 8pm.  


Ages 9 and Up: $10 per person
Ages 3 - 8: Free with a paying adult

Tickets for Ages 3 - 8 must be purchased with a $10 ticket.

Please Note: All chairlift rides are weather dependent. We encourage all riders to be at the chairlift at least 30 minutes prior to close. Reservations for Summer Chairlift Rides are not required at this time.

You will pick up an RFID access card at a Pick Up Box (PUBs) which is preloaded with your Scenic Chairlift Ride. PUBs are located near the Mountain Adventure Zone, The Lodge and Kinlochen. You'll swipe your access card at either the Crystal Clipper or Buck Chairlift when you are ready to ride.  Each guest will need their own RFID card to pass through the gates. RFID cards are not transferable. Waivers are required and must be filled out prior to riding. We recommend filling out your waiver online , in advance. Guests who have not filled out their waiver in advance will need to visit the Mountain Adventure Zone prior to their ride.

Guests lodging at Crystal Mountain enjoy complimentary Scenic Chairlift Rides and will each be issued an RFID card at the Mountain Adventure Zone or Park at Water's Edge, valid for their length of stay. Not applicable to the Loki Lift unless an hour block is purchased for the Alpine Slide.


  • All guests must have their RFID cards with them for gate and lift access for the chairlift rides.
  • A self-serve kiosk will be available nearby for those needing to purchase chairlift ride access.
  • A waiver is required to be completed prior to riding the chairlift. Guests who did not complete their waiver during the online check-out will need to visit the Mountain Adventure Zone prior to their chairlift ride.
  • Guests must be at least three years old to ride.
  • Dogs and beverages are not permitted on any chairlifts.