Being a ski bum on the East Coast is no easy feat.
To get some good vertical every year requires being strategic about booking ski trips — especially for those popular three-day holiday weekends. With the ever-rising costs of lift tickets, flights, lodging, rental cars and sometimes ski rentals, one quick weekend can easily turn into a multi-thousand dollar adventure.
That’s why it is so important to plan ahead for complicated trips. After all, the best time to buy your lift tickets is before the previous winter has even ended. We bought our ski passes back in April.
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Points and miles help to reduce costs, though there is only so much one can do, especially with a big group. Often you can book airfare with miles, but the available hotel rooms may not fit your group’s needs. If you need to sleep four to