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Old 03-14-2013, 08:46 AM   #41 (permalink)
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For two of us:

Lift Passes / Tickets: $4000

Hotels: $3000

Gas: $500

Plane tickets: $2000

Equipment:

New NS Cobra: $500ish
New NS Lotus: $500ish
New boots: $280x2
New Jacket: $400
New snowshoes: $125x2
New pants: $200x2

Next year I am going to try and spend less ....

Edit: about 70 days on snow
Edit 2: I hate this thread, money well spent .. but fuck

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Old 03-14-2013, 09:28 AM   #42 (permalink)
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My 13 days this season cost me the equivalent of around $4000 - no new gear either. That's how it goes when you live in a country with no mountains.
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:06 PM   #43 (permalink)
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I'm refusing to do the math. The local mountain where I have my $199 free weekday pass is about 210 miles round trip. I did like 15 days there. My car only takes super which is abour $4.20/gal. So maybe $45 on gas each trip depending on how fast I drive. Not to mention food or dinner afterwards.

I went to utah for around 375. Brighton, Snowbird and Park City. Forgot how much more lift tickets were out on the big mountains. Didnt even do the math for the drinking and eating at the resorts.

Did a trip to Tahoe and rode Heavenly for 4 days but only paid $350 for those 4 tickets. But it was a short notice trip and the airfare was a bit pricey. So total spent was a little over 2k with food,hotel,car rental, airfare etc...

It's exponentially cheaper when you live near a real mountain....makes me so jelly of you other guys. And I only did 17 days so far.

But, it's so worth it. Once the snow is gone I'm sad all over again and hope for next season.

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Old 03-20-2013, 11:43 AM   #44 (permalink)
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Hotels: 4000
Food/Drinks: $7500
Passes: $3800
Gear this year: $4000
Misc: $2000

...so apx 20k after the whole smoke is over, but that is taking into account both my GF and I. Seemed to be about the same as last year without trying to be more or less.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:42 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Hotels: 4000
Food/Drinks: $7500
Passes: $3800
Gear this year: $4000
Misc: $2000

...so apx 20k after the whole smoke is over, but that is taking into account both my GF and I. Seemed to be about the same as last year without trying to be more or less.
the fuck 7500 for foods and drinks,haha. I dont think i spend that much on food in a year.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:45 PM   #46 (permalink)
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the fuck 7500 for foods and drinks,haha. I dont think i spend that much on food in a year.
Eating out and drinking wine is almost half the reason we enjoy travelling. Half of our boarding is done travelling so we always eat out and drink (to much). It would certainly be the smart place to cut.
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:11 PM   #47 (permalink)
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Between gas, trips, food, gear, lift tickets, and my season pass to the local southern PA mountains, I don't dare venture a guess. Although I will say that whatever the cost is, in my opinion, it is worth every damn penny and I will continue to spend it as long as I am breathing. Next year will be a bit less costly though as I joined Ski Patrol and now get my season pass and food for free.

I am currently at 39 days with a few more left to go, and that includes time lost due to a separated shoulder. It has been an awesome season, and I am already looking forward to next year. First though, the shoulder healed enough to ride comfortably so it is time for Park City at the end of next week!
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:12 PM   #48 (permalink)
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as little as possible, LOL

but still, a couple grand all told

next year will be more, i want a new everything, and a splitboard, avy gear and an airbag, and....and...and.......
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:24 PM   #49 (permalink)
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Eating out and drinking wine is almost half the reason we enjoy travelling. Half of our boarding is done travelling so we always eat out and drink (to much). It would certainly be the smart place to cut.
Before moving to the mtns a couple years ago we would spend 20-30k a year in travel/lodging for snowboard trips too. It's cheaper to live in the mtns, just gotta find a mtn close to a place that has a job for you.
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:29 PM   #50 (permalink)
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next year will be more, i want a new everything, and a splitboard, avy gear and an airbag, and....and...and.......
Don't want to think about next season... will be awfully expensive... cat holiday in Canada, a split and an other yet to determine groomer board... wait a minute! Want to think about next season every day
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