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Why do ski passes cost so much?

From infrastructure to labor, running a ski area or resort comes at a high price

Skiers ride a lift at Mt. Baker Ski Area, all dressed in different colorful winter gear.
Skiers ride a lift at Mt. Baker Ski Area in April 2022. The Mount Baker resort sells day passes for $91, a steal compared to other regional options. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Jason D. Martin CDN Contributor
Every year we wait to see the list. We wait to see what the most expensive ski pass will be in the U

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