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Skiing can be a slippery slope for your budget

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Save me on the slopes

Taking up skiing can be an expensive hobby—but saving is no Black Diamond trail.

The ski market is shifting toward consumers with a high net worth. In 2012, 54 percent of ski and snowboard visits came from households earning more than $100,000, according to the National Ski Areas Association. Five years ago, that demographic accounted for 48 percent of visits.

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