Originally Posted by watermonkey
... If you have to stand in line to get on a bus to get to the lifts, then something has gone wrong in your world.
Amen. I ski at one of the major resorts once in a blue moon. As I am standing in a 10 minute lift line for the 2nd or 3rd time I swear I'll never ski at a major resort again.
I've got my place... an OK mountain and a dumpy lodge... I don't stand in lines. I ski up to the lift and catch my breath on the way up.
It's just like surfing for me. I'd rather surf a mediocre wave all day long with just me and a buddy in the water than surf a world class break with a hundred people jostling for position.