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Old 01-17-2013, 10:51 AM   #2666 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by trapper View Post
Yeah I almost bought a couple of those passes for me and the wife but we were shoring up a few debts at the time last spring and decided against it ultimately. This year I think I will just buck up and do it though.

I think the main reason Crystal gets away with the higher prices is because they cater to wealthier folks who come there for the resort atmosphere. Obviously Caberfae is a more local-friendly place and lacks many of those amenities, but it makes up for it in prices. That's my take on it anyways.

Given a choice between the two, I'd probably go to Crystal. However, I really like Caberfae for some reason aside from the lower prices.
It's a toss up for me. If I'm riding with friends then Crystal but if it's just me and my wife then I'd personally prefer Caberfae. I think the runs are longer and more fun. The North Peak is nice and steep and long.

Crystal is fun and the glades are cool but it's just so short.
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