So, you’re looking at your window and see mounds of snow and have always wanted to try skiing… but you turn on the news and hear that a lift ticket to VAIL COSTS $159!?! You think to yourself, “Oh no, skiing is way too expensive and is certainly not the sport for me.”
We’re here to tell you that you thought wrong! Deciding not to ski because you think it is too expensive is like deciding not to eat out because it’s too expensive and that’s just silly. Just like you can choose to go to different tiers of restaurants and get an entrée for $10 or $100, ski resorts are exactly the same! You can ski at a wonderful local hill for $20 or jet off to an extravagant resort for $200—the choice is yours!
The joy of skiing and riding is something that can’t be beat, no matter who you are, so read along for some great tips to getting on the slopes… because we want you out on the snow! Let’s keep in mind that this is a money saving article for beginners—if you are a ski pro feel free to share this with that friend you’ve always wanted to get on the slopes (or maybe you might even pick some “tips up” yourself)!
FINDING A MOUNTAIN
See you on the slopes!
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