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The Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide

12500 Crystal Mountain Dr, Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, Thompsonville, MI 49683-9393
+1 800-968-7686 ext. 7500
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FUN filled day

Did a family day trip here to try out the alpine slides down the mountain. What we ended up with... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
ESKK4
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Louisville, Kentucky
via mobile
Fun!

Fun ride but you have to keep forward pressure on the hand brake to stop it from engaging. Not as... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
garyk880
,
Sandusky,
via mobile
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“day pass” (4 reviews)
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12500 Crystal Mountain Dr, Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, Thompsonville, MI 49683-9393
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+1 800-968-7686 ext. 7500
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Did a family day trip here to try out the alpine slides down the mountain. What we ended up with was FAR better! It was a no brainer when they broke down the prices based on the slide rates compared to a day pass of...More

Thank ESKK4
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Fun ride but you have to keep forward pressure on the hand brake to stop it from engaging. Not as easy as it sounds. The liability paperwork before you get on the ride is much like buying a car. Don't touch the sides of the...More

Thank garyk880
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Crystal Mountain is a great facility for Parents with young children. The Crystal Coaster is a fine example of this. I would maximize this by buying the Day activity pass which can be used for the rock wall and zip line. Once you child is...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The chairlift ride to the the top of the slide is very relaxing and peaceful. The sled was big enough for my husband and 3 year old daughter to ride together. I like that you can control how slow and fast the sled goes. I...More

1  Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Located at the Crystal Mountain Resort, the Crystal Coaster is part of the summertime fun at this winter ski spot. Some family and I took a break from the urban grind and made the 4-hour trip to this attraction. I had been on a larger...More

1  Thank Paula R
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My family which includes 16, 13 and 8 year old boys had such a fun day here. We bought the all day pass and enjoyed unlimited trips down the slide. We had so much fun taking the lift up the mountain and riding down! Then...More

Thank Angie J
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was a fun visit. Unfortunately, we only down went once, next time we will purchase a 5 pack. You take the ski lift up and the slide down. It is a short ride, but it is fun. If you have a smaller kid, do...More

1  Thank SKW481
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Chairlift up to the top of the slide was a little stressful be sure to communicate with the staff so they can inform you on how to get on and off safely. staff was nice and easy going. Not to many shaded areas but my...More

Thank jessicacollins2011
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Fun for all ages. Easy ride up the mountain. Fun alpine slide down. My whole family enjoyed this activity.

Thank MomFoodCritic
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It is a bit pricey, so be prepared. They do offer punch cards that will save you a little money. We went there with my son and he just loved it. He was so thrilled that he insisted we go a second time. What a...More

1  Thank BarryN857
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Judy F
31 July 2017|
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Response from Crystal_Mountain | Property representative |
Yes, the alpine slide is typically open on Saturdays in October, weather permitting.
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Angie J
25 July 2017|
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Response from Crystal_Mountain | Property representative |
Hi Angie - You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks to our picnic area just outside of the pool.
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Dixie M
27 March 2017|
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Response from Crystal_Mountain | Property representative |
One Alpine Slide sled can hold up to 300 lbs.
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