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Crystal Mountain – Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration – July 1 – 7, 2019

Crystal Mountain - Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
We’re celebrating our independence all week long! Bring the entire family and join us as we convert Crystal Mountain into “Main Street USA” and celebrate our country’s independence in good old fashioned red, white and blue style.

* Indicates reservations are required. Please visit or call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.

Monday, July 1

9am-9pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm: Archery *

11am – 8pm: Alpine Slide; Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 5:15pm: Outdoor Laser Tag *

Tuesday, July 2

9am-9pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm: Archery*

11am – 8pm: Alpine Slide; Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 5:15pm: Outdoor Laser Tag*

Wednesday, July 3

8:30am, Family Golf Scramble: Gather your family and friends, put together a foursome or let us match you up with others for a nine-hole golf scramble. Learn More »

9am-8pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)
Please note, this is a Peak Rate Day for the Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool.

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm: Archery*

11am – 8pm: Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

11am – 9pm: Alpine Slide

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm: Outdoor Laser Tag*

4 – 10pm: Inflatable Obstacle Course and Human Hamster Balls

5 – 9pm, Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment: Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment.

5-9pm, Family Carnival & Petting Zoo: Bring the family and join in the fun at Crystal’s annual old fashioned carnival! Carnival highlights include games, petting zoo, bounce house, food, live entertainment and more. Carnival is held outdoors on the slope side lawn of the Lodge. Admission is free. Carnival tickets required for games, food and beverages. Tickets are available for purchase at the Ticket Tent near the Crystal Center.

Dusk, Fireworks Over the Mountain: Enjoy Crystal Mountain’s spectacular fireworks show over the mountain. Free to everyone! Bring your blankets and chairs, relax on the slope side lawn and watch the fireworks shoot over the mountain beginning at dusk.

* Indicates reservations are required. Please visit or call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.

Thursday, July 4

9am, Fourth of July 4k Fun Run: Kick start your Independence Day by participating in our annual Fourth of July 4K fun run! Learn More »

9am-8pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)
Please note, this is a Peak Rate Day for the Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool.

11am – 8pm: Alpine Slide; Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm: Archery*

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 5:15pm: Outdoor Laser Tag*

12 – 2pm: Fourth of July Glitter Tattoos, held at the Park at Water’s Edge Pool Deck

Friday, July 5

8:30am, Family Golf Scramble: Gather your family and friends, put together a foursome or let us match you up with others for a nine-hole golf scramble. Learn More »

9am-9pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm: Archery*

11am – 8pm: Alpine Slide; Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 5:15pm: Outdoor Laser Tag*

7pm, Summer Sounds Concert: Bring family and friends for a wonderful night of entertainment at an Art Park concert this summer. For over twenty years, concert-goers have enjoyed the fresh air, relaxed atmosphere and great music of Summer Sounds, a perfect way to spend a midsummer evening. Learn More »

Saturday, July 6

9am-9pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm: Archery*

11am – 8pm: Alpine Slide; Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 5:15pm: Outdoor Laser Tag*

7pm, Chairlift Rides: Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment. Tickets are available for purchase at the base of the Crystal Clipper. $7 per person. Ages 8 and under ride free with a paying adult. Free to houseguests. Cash bar available at the top of the mountain.

Sunday, July 7

9am-9pm: Park at Water’s Edge Outdoor Pool (Lap Swim Only: 9-10am)

11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm: Archery*

11am – 8pm: Alpine Slide; Climbing Wall; Edge Adventure Course

1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm, 5:15pm: Outdoor Laser Tag*

* Indicates reservations are required. Please visit or call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.

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Crystal Mountain – Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

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rystal Mountain - Old-Fashioned Fourth of July - July 3, Dusk, Fireworks Over the Mountain:  Enjoy Crystal Mountain&#039;s spectacular fireworks show over the mountain. Free to everyone! Bring your blankets and chairs, relax on the slope side lawn and watch the fireworks shoot over the mountain beginning at dusk.
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Crystal Mountain - Old-Fashioned Fourth of July - Garden Tours
Crystal Mountain - Old-Fashioned Fourth of July - Family Carnival &amp; Petting Zoo
Crystal Mountain - Old-Fashioned Fourth of July - Family Carnival &amp; Petting Zoo - Fireworks Over the Mountain
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Ironman 70.3 – Traverse City – August 25, 2019

Ironman 70.3 - Traverse City
Known as the Cherry Capital of the World, Traverse City is excited to host the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Traverse City race on August 25, 2019.

The race consists of a 1.2 mile swim in West Grand Traverse Bay, a 56 mile bike through Leelanau County and Benzie County, and a 13.1 mile run along Boardman Lake, finishing on Front Street in the heart of downtown Traverse City.

Athletes and spectators will find a host of unique restaurants and a variety of wineries and breweries to enjoy during their time in Traverse City.

The 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City will offer 30 qualifying slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Labor Day Manitou Trail 5K – September 2, 2019

XC Ski Headquarters
Join us for a 5K fun run along the Manitou Ski Trail! All proceeds go to the Roscommon High School Cross Country Running Team.

Cost: $25 – Includes free T-shirt (while supplies last) and post-race lunch

Registration: 9:00am
Race start: 10:00am

Age groups:
18 and younger
18-30
30-50
50+

Medals for overall male and female winner and for winner of each age group!

Register Online!

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Labor Day Weekend Store Hours:
Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday 9:00am to 4:00pm

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Cross Country Ski Headquarters Page On Facebook.

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Tuesday October 4th, 2022 - 11:11 am
Cross Country Ski Headquarters

A little splash of red for you! The #xcskihq trail system is mowed and ready for your fall hiking, biking, dog walking, and color tour enjoyment! Get out there and take it in!! ... See MoreSee Less

A little splash of red for you! The #xcskihq trail system is mowed and ready for your fall hiking, biking, dog walking, and color tour enjoyment! Get out there and take it in!!
Wednesday September 21st, 2022 - 12:09 pm
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Ruff life for this shop dog. 😂 🐾

Come shopping for your winter wardrobe, and , will make it his mission to show off his tricks and (more importantly) his treat bowl.
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Come shopping for your winter wardrobe, and #donnie will make it his mission to show off his tricks and (more importantly) his treat bowl.

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Love that Donnie - and what a life💓🐾

This guy🙄😂✨🥰

Tuesday September 20th, 2022 - 11:14 am
Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Logo fleece is in, and ohhh so perfect for these chilly mornings. Ladies colors shown here, mens available in forest green and burnt orange as well! We’re currently open M-F 10-4, open on weekends by appt. Season opening sale is October 29! @columbia1938 ... See MoreSee Less

Logo fleece is in, and ohhh so perfect for these chilly mornings. Ladies colors shown here, mens available in forest green and burnt orange as well! We’re currently open M-F 10-4, open on weekends by appt. Season opening sale is October 29! @columbia1938Image attachmentImage attachment
Tuesday September 13th, 2022 - 5:51 pm
Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Oh ya know, just chillin with some of the best in the game😴💤

What a great time at Fischer University! Our ski experts Gill, George, and Missy got the opportunity to learn more about the Fischer and One Way Brands. ✨ There’s so much new juicy technologies and initiatives being introduced by Fischer in the Nordic industry— we are so stoked to share all the new information we learned with our customers when we head back home to Michigan!

A big thank you to Rick Halling and the entire Fischer team for hosting us and putting on the event in Minneapolis!💚
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Oh ya know, just chillin with some of the best in the game😴💤

What a great time at Fischer University! Our ski experts Gill, George, and Missy got the opportunity to learn more about the Fischer and One Way Brands. ✨ There’s so much new juicy technologies and initiatives being introduced by Fischer in the Nordic industry— we are so stoked to share all the new information we learned with our customers when we head back home to Michigan!

A big thank you to Rick Halling and the entire Fischer team for hosting us and putting on the event in Minneapolis!💚Image attachmentImage attachment

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Crystal Mountain – Peaktoberfest – October 18 – 20, 2019


Peaktoberfest, happening October 18-20, 2019, includes first-class mountain bike racing, live music, family fun, great German food and award-winning brews surrounded by the autumn colors of northern Michigan.

14th Annual Founders Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic

9:30am-12:30pm, base of Crystal Clipper chairlift
The 14th Annual Founders Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic is held in and around the beautiful, gently rolling terrain surrounding Crystal Mountain. The race starts and finishes near the base of the front-side slopes. Riders journey through hardwood and pine forests along rambling two-tracks and flowing single-track on a course that is fast and challenging, but not so difficult that racers new to the sport won’t have a great time. Learn More »

Junior Races

Tour de Tykes (ages 7-12 or 6 and under)

1pm: Register your kids for the Tour De Tykes Races at the Mountain Adventure Zone! Future Peak2Peak Mountain Bike racers are invited to participate in the annual Tour de Tykes or our newly added Tour de Trax.

2pm: Younger racers (ages 6 and under) can take part in the Tour de Tiny Tykes. Be sure to pre-register at the Mountain Adventure Zone.
2:30pm: The Tour de Tykes race is for racers aged 7-12 years old. Be sure to pre-register at the Mountain Adventure Zone.

All participants receive medals and are sure to have a great time!

Tour de Trax (ages 8+)

3:30pm: This race is for young, enthusiastic riders ready for a challenge! Racers ages 8 + will start and finish at the Peak2Peak gate. This single lap, 6-mile mountain bike course will challenge young Mountain Bikers to push their limits. Finisher medals for all racers and place medals to the top three overall. Parents are encouraged to ride along with first-time or timid racers.

Register Online: $20 per person (Registration Opens: TBD)

Day-Of Registration: $30 per racer

For more information, please call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888-968-7686 ext. 7500.

Spooktacular Saturday

2 – 6pm: Wagon rides, caramel apples, petting zoo, pumpkin carving and more!

Learn More about Spooktacular Saturday »

Haunted Trail

7:30 – 9:30pm: Choose between the family friendly Spooky Walk or terrifying Haunted Trail. Ride the Loki lift & follow the lanterns down your chosen trail. $9 per person, 6 & under free with paying adult.

Learn More about the Haunted Trail »

Sunday, October 20

Peaktober Fall Mountain Bike Color Tour

11am: Ride the iconic Peak2Peak race course at a leisurely tour pace – all the beauty with less sweat! This is an easy paced mountain bike ride and no one will be left behind. Enjoy our route along the Betsie River Pathway and make a pit-stop at Iron Fish Distillery for a tour and drinks. The ride will conclude back at Crystal Mountain.

Cost: $29 per person; Includes rental bike and helmet OR only $10 if you bring your own bike.

Helmets are required for this ride.

All Weekend

Crystal Spa Days

Enjoy select massage, facial, body treatment and nail services for a great deal! Crystal Spa Days is available October 1 – November 28, 2019.

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Rushing by Last Chance on The Ridge.
Climb!
Beautiful vista from MountainTop.
View&#039;s not bad from The Ridge either.
Nice day to be on the Crystal Clipper.
Near the peak.
Racing through the single-tracks.
Navigating the trees.
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