elm.Just don't come to Mt. Baker.
Also why would it get busier just cause vail bought it? Population increase of Seattle seems like the only reason.
Jerry: Hey Greg! Did ya see this new place in Seattle on the epic pass?
Greg: No, but let's go check it out!
Greg and jerry each drive a rental SUV up there with their gaper kids who will want to check out those ramps. Greg and Jerry will pay 150 bucks a family for lunch and 14 a person for beer.
Multiply this scenario by the amount of upper and upper middle class families who buy the epic pass every year and you'll see why people hate vail pretty quick.