pretty much the cheapest place to live and ski in the US is in the lake tahoe area. there are loads of houses to rent in south lake tahoe and truckee, plus there are shitloads of pretty cheap houses around the banks of the lake and theyre all pretty close to ski areas.
that or breck, but your parents probably wouldnt like breck, the scene is mostly kids.
"The best way I can describe it is it felt like somebody bungee jumped off my right nut."
-Ken Griffey Jr. on what it feels like to break your groin.
A couple sites to live by: