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Park and Ride - Crystal Mountain -- Updated details as of 1/9/23

  • 01/11/2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • Crystal Mountain


  • I'll be there! I understand all expenses are on my own.

Registration is closed

Park and Ride

Carpool Day Trips

All members and guests are invited on Park and Ride Day Trip adventures!

If interested in going, call Park & Ride director Shirley Nevins H 616-361-8390 C 616-340-8586 or email her:

Please register on the GGRSC website for each event.  This allows Shirley to contact everyone if any changes happen.  Please include email and phone number on your registration.

Trip Itinerary:

  1. Meet at the designated carpool lot and arrange rides. Check flyer for location and time!
  3. Ski Discounts Possible Options: 

    1.  Some of you have Crystal Mountain Passes or White Gold Cards

    2.  if you have a Caberfae Season Pass to present :  it is 50% off open to close tickets. 

         Normal prices:  18-64 year olds — $ 69.00.   Seniors 65-79 — $ 64.00

    3.  Crystal is offering members of this park and ride a great deal for registered  GGRSC members and friends:

          Here is the deal we negotiated:

    Those of ages 18-64. :  Your price is $ 30.00 for your day of skiing  

    Those of ages 7-17 and 65- 79 is $ 25.00 for your day of skiing.

    Under 6 or 80  +.  You are free ! 

    ***Don’t look now but in one day you got your GGRSC membership fees back !  (   $ 39  + savings for you today ! )

    They are charging our group the Monday- Thursday group rate.

    Registered GGRSC members and friends:  That means you have signed up on our website

    Just showing up does not get you the discount.  It is easy to do — call Shirley if you need help registering.

    All you have to do when you get to the mountain is go to the outside ticket windows and tell them you are with the GGRSC and they will give you your ticket after you pay the above amount. Megan the  group sales person is making the ticket staff aware that we are coming.  

    Crystal is wonderful to work with and has offered us one whale of a discount !   I will be calling up the number of tickets that we will need before I leave. 

    SO PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATION as soon as possible. We prefer that you sign up on the website.  Your ticket will be on a RFID card that you can reload every time you come to Crystal Mountain.  You keep it in your pocket. 

    SKIING HOURS:  9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.   We usually ski until 4 - 4:30

    LUNCH:  Meet at 12:30 in the conference center ( above where you changed and got your tickets) — see elevator

    Lisa invites you to have a hot lunch as part of your trip.  Find the top area — Northern Lights Hallway where there are tables and chairs — crockpot lunch. 

    Those staying on the overnight part of the trip =. Free lunch — bring own drink — cafeteria is just out the door for drinks.

    Park and Ride Tag On Skiers registered and up for the day — Join us for a mere $ 3.00 charge — bring cash. 

      Thank you Lisa :   — You may kiss the cook !  Hugs accepted too. 

    Apres skiing 4:30 at  Genos where the prices are more reasonable. —Dinner for those who do not have to get home right away —

    Genos Sports Bar and Grill in Thompsonville — very reasonable food and drinks. Address14848 Thompson Ave, Thompsonville, MI 49683

     (231) 378-2554 It is very close to the ski area.

    Please register online for this trip by Tuesday night at 8:00 PM

    Since Shirley and Lisa  can’t be everywhere —Please help take some pictures for trip records and newsletter articles.  Send them to Shirley’s email when you get home.

    If you have any good stories let Shirley know. We can all help to make this a fun season.  Thanks !

  4. Drive home and share gas prices with your carpool friends.
Sign up for the email list for quick park and ride trip reminders!

Let us know that you are planning on going by the day before the trip!

Meet at 131 Expressway and Post Road Carpool Lot unless specified in the flyer.

Downhill and x country skiing is available.

Trip Flyer: 2022-2023_Park_and_Ride_Schedule.pdf

Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club, P.O. Box 2084, Grand Rapids MI 49503-2084

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