Thank you to all who participated in our Second Annual Trail Race! We had a wonderful day on Saturday, September 23rd; the temperature was perfect, and runners were joyous. We had participants from Lycoming County, Upstate NY, and Boston, MA! Our goals for this Trail Race were to raise awareness of the Crystal Lake Ski and Outdoor Center and to … Read More
Did you know that Crystal Lake operates as a three-season Outdoor Center?! Now that it’s spring, our cross-country ski trails are open for hiking! It’s a beautiful day to get outdoors and explore, so come on up to Crystal Lake! Please check in at our Office upon arrival.
Sunday 2/14: just back from Crystal myself. See the skier comment on my 2/12 post. I did Boardpile, Sassafras, and Wazoo; others did most of the beginner, intermediate, and some steeps including Superloop. We really don’t deserve such great skiing from so little snow cover. It’s fast, controllable, and easy to miss the few obstacles. Grab it tomorrow if you … Read More
Update 2/10: Conditions are early season-like. The cover is thin, but it’s there! Rocks and sticks are around, so bring your ‘rock’ skis, or ones you don’t mind getting dinged a bit, because they will be.
Michael here: as I look out my window halfway up the mountain I am a little more optimistic than the morning note on the ski center website: it’s looking pretty good for skiing this weekend, though perhaps not enough to set track and cover all rocks. Tom and Bob are planning to roll the trails later today, and only then … Read More
Nice write-up in Susquehanna Life Magazine! Full article here: http://www.susquehannalife.com/2015/11/20/93462/new-life-for-a-nonprofit Crystal Lake Ski Center is situated on 960 acres, featuring 25 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails with set tracks, and five miles of snowshoeing trails created over glacial moraines. No, the ski center is not in Colorado; it’s located in Hughesville, Pa. In operation since the 1970s, Crystal Lake Ski … Read More