Downhill economy

By JASON O'BRYAN  |  November 18, 2008

STORM THAT HILL Almost everyone offers group deals for lift-tickets, and not that the Phoenix would ever advocate defrauding any establishment, but the fact remains that, as any Allston renter knows, 10 people can fit in a four-person place if you pack 'em tight enough.

IGNORE THE STICKER Lift tickets are like new cars, in that unless you're desperate or in a hurry, you shouldn't pay full price. A simple Web search for "discount lift tickets" yields at least a dozen sites that offer discounts off the window price.

Jason O'Bryan who's determined to ski if he has to walk to the mountain can be reached at

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