Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think

Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think
Local News

By By THOMAS PEIPERT
Associated Pr

DENVER — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has dogged the ski industry for years: Is the sport becoming unaffordable for the middle class? Industry leaders say that even though last-minute lift tickets at some resorts now exceed $100, skiing has never been more affordable if you’re savvy about discounts. But despite the availability of deals, a report commissioned in August by …

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