75 lucky skiers get first crack at Crystal Mountain Tuesday

CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, Wash. (AP) - The Crystal Mountain ski resort near Mount Rainier says it is open Tuesday for a limited number of visitors for what it calls "Roctober SkiFest."

Crystal Mountain says it has 22-inches of snow in places and its gondola will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. "for the lucky 75 who were glued to Facebook" Monday night.

No other lifts or services are available.