12/05/2013 10:55 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Top 7 Ways to Save on a Ski Trip

The holiday season is just around the corner, and the promise of fresh snow is in the air. While some prefer to get a head start on holiday shopping or escape to sunnier lands, others are unanimous in their priority this season: racking up the runs. They'll be in good company -- many large resorts welcome millions of visitors each year. That's a lot of skiing.

If you're looking to hit the slopes without taking a hit on your wallet, here are's seven ways to stretch your skiing dollar.

Top 7 ways to save on a ski trip