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Skiing and snowboarding are one of the best aspects of the winter months, and the West Coast, including the coastal areas, has numerous world-class resorts to choose from.

This isn’t only a matter of opinion; the snow in between the Rockies and the ocean is some of the lightest on earth, making it optimal for skiing and snowboarding. Furthermore, not all resorts share in the same high prices that characterize ski mountains generally. With that said, here are affordable options for your next ski trip, and information you'll need before visiting.  

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