Top 10 Mt. Rainier Winter Activities | Visit Rainier

Winter Top 10

Walking on the snow-covered Lake Loop

Nordic Ski at White Pass

Cross country ski or snowshoe on scenic, well-established trails through wooded areas and around a scenic alpine lake at the White Pass Nordic Center.  ...
Red gondola going up the snow covered mountain

Ride Crystal’s Mt. Rainier Gondola

Skiers, riders and foot passengers can all take a ride to the Crystal Mountain summit for captivating mountain views, a delectable meal at the Summit House restaurant or to drop back into the vast terrain that plunges below the ridge line.  You’ll travel almost 2,500 vertical feet ...
A happy family skis from the Mount Tahoma Trails yurt after a snow-filled adventure.

Go Hut to Hut Nordic Skiing and More

Nordic Skiing recreation on the Mount Tahoma Trails comes in all forms, from cross-country skiing and snowshoeing to snowboarding and skate skiing, as well as an occasional sled dog team.  ...
A group of people dining outdoors with a view of Mt Rainier

Dining with a View at Crystal Mountain

On a clear day, the dining at the Summit House at Crystal Mountain offers jaw-dropping views of Mount Rainier and surrounding mountains, along with mouthwatering food, scenic gondola ride, and epic photo opps.  ...
Skiers taking a photo with Rainier in the background

Crystal Mountain Resort a PNW Winter Playground

Crystal Mountain is a world class ski resort, rated by SKIING magazine as the #7 ski resort in North America. Experienced skiers are drawn to the expert runs comprising nearly half of the terrain... ...