Originally Posted by david_z
nah I always prefer to *know* when my last day of the season will be. Ideally I would take my winter vaca the first week in april, that way I know everyone in MI is closed and it's basically bonus snowboarding for 4-5 days in CO/UT/etc. but that didn't work out this year. I hate going out there mid-season because I'm basically trading MI for CO. I know CO is better, but all else equal, I'd still rather rack up a few more days in the mitten and then add on the bonus days after ever resort in this state is closed
Sounds like what you need are two trips out west.