It’s no secret that living in a resort town comes at a price. Three jobs, shared housing, and a steady ramen diet have long been trademarks of a sustainable ski bum lifestyle but as of late one of those trademarks is disappearing.
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As average rental prices soar to $1,449 for a 1 bedroom/ 1 bath in places like Vail, CO, what are ski bums to do for reasonable housing? For many, it means living out of cars, on couches, and sprawled out on dingy carpets installed in the 1970’s. The problem has become so evident and so dire that ski bum tales of makeshift living quarters reached the New York Times. In a recent article by the New York Times,
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