Vail Lift Tickets hit record highs for New Years

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EDIT: 1/15/2015: Current price for a day lift ticket is $145. See up-to-date Vail lift ticket prices here.

Lift ticket prices are sky-high across Colorado for peak season.

A walk-up single-day ticket at Vail will run you $160 until a few days into the new year (1/3/2015). While very few people buy walk-up single day tickets (and Vail, Colorado is, of course, a ski resort which caters to rich people), the price still reflects the growing economic barrier which keeps many people out of snowsports such as skiing and snowboarding.

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