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Most and Least expensive ski resorts in North America

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While snowbirds are heading south for the winter, snow lovers are heading north for thrills and chills on pristine powder. If you find yourself in the latter group, you may want to know where the least and most expensive ski resorts in North America are located.

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Note that Whistler-Blackcomb in British Columbia frequently offers great deals which dramatically lowers their price. Shop around because Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, is a first class resort that can be very affordable if you catch a sale.

Listed prices are per day cost of hotel plus lift ticket.

LEAST EXPENSIVE

1. Durango, Colorado $169
2. Bend, Oregon $171
3. Taos, New Mexico $194
4. Salt Lake City, Utah $195
5. North Conway, N.H. $201
6. Whitefish, Montana $218
7. Kingfield, Maine $234
8. Sun Valley, Idaho $237
9. Jackson Hole, Wyoming $246
10. Banff, AB, Canada $270

MOST EXPENSIVE

1. Vail, Colorado $754
2. Aspen, Colorado $657
3. Park City, Utah $626
4. Telluride, Colorado $521
5. Crested Butte, Colorado $491
6. Breckenridge, Colorado $486
7. Mont-Tremblant, QC, Canada $452
8. Whistler, BC, Canada $466
9. Big Sky, Montana $431
10. Mammoth Lakes, California $369

*Figures are daily averages for the 2013-2014 season per TripAdvisor.com

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