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Skiing can be a slippery slope for your budget

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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