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Ski Bum Life Affordability and More: An Index

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With the imminent release of job listings for the upcoming winter season, aspiring ski bums are likely packing up their Subarus in anticipation of moving to a mountain town. However, where can they afford? Who gets the most snowfall? Where is the best après scene?

Shred Index, a new website by former Whistler ski bum Tom Hansen, will answer all these questions. Shred Index, which relies on past employees and resort locals to submit info, categorizes resorts based on cost per month, snow quality, skiable terrain, lift access, housing availability, nightlife, fresh tracks, and more.

Check it out here.

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