Park and Ride
Carpool Day Trips
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN SKIING INFORMATION — Tuesday February 21
To GGRSC members and friends: Join the 7 skiers already registered or signed up for a day of skiing at Crystal Mountain on Tuesday February 21 , 2023. Members and guests are welcome. This trip is for both downhill skiers and boarders and also any nordic skiers or snowshoers.
We are meeting at Post Road ( Drive) NE Carpool lot and 131 expressway at 8:00 AM for our journey north. Your other option is to just meet the group at the ski resort instead of carpooling. When you register please indicate this on your reservation. See question on the bottom of the registration form. Please help be a driver at Post Road.
If interested in going on the trip: Please register online www.ggrsc.org under this February 21 park and ride event.
Or you can:Call Michigan Park and Ride Trip Leader : Shirley Nevins H 616-361-8390C 616-340-8586
or Email her:firstname.lastname@example.org Please let her know one way or another that you are coming. We have
a special price deal for GGRSC and Crystal needs to know the number of skiers in our group. I will call up with the number of those registered on our website by 9:00 PM Monday night so register ASAP.
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 www.ggrsc.org
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
Apres skiing 5:00 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. Address: 14848 Thompson Ave, Thompsonville, MI 49683 (231) 378-2554 It is very close to the ski area.
Please register online for this trip by Monday night at 8:00 PM
Since Shirley 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 ! email@example.com.
We have been short on pictures for our articles this winter since I am not on Facebook to grab pictures. This is an easy way that you can help the trip leaders. Make your photos fun if possible.
Thanks for your help ! Be creative !
ALL COSTS FOR THE DAY ARE ON YOUR OWN
- Meet at 8:00 at Post Road for carpool rides.
- Ski times are 9:00- 4:30
- Meet for lunch at 12:30 in the lodge cafeteria.
- More skiing fun in the afternoon. Ski with old and new friends.
- Après’ skiing at 5:00 at Genos Sports Bar and Grille in Thompsonville.
- Possible dinner plans at Genos for those who want to stay.
- Drive home and share gas prices with your carpool friends.
Downhill and x country skiing is available.
Trip Flyer: 2022-2023_Park_and_Ride_Schedule.pdf