Cruise over mountain meadows and babbling brooks on a ride up Crystal Mountain from the comfort of a fully-enclosed gondola. Skiers and foot passengers can all take a ride to the Crystal Mountain summit for captivating mountain views, a delectable meal or to drop back into the vast terrain that plunges below the ridge line. At the aptly named Summit House savor hearty soups, gourmet pizzas, pastas, fondue and fresh salads, in addition to daily specials. Open year-round. On a clear day, the views of the Northwest’s most famous volcanic peaks are unbeatable.