Ski or snowboard 186 lifts, 1,281 trails and more than 30,000 acres of some of the best terrain in North America for roughly $60 a day using the MOUNTAIN COLLECTIVE PASS, which unites a dozen top independent — and legendary — mountains for two days of skiing at each, plus half-price lift tickets and hotel discounts if you want to play in the snow longer. Can’t decide where to downhill this season? Grab your goggles and head for, in no particular order: Alta/Snowbird in Utah; Aspen/Snowmass, Colo.; Jackson Hole, Wyo.; Mammoth, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows in California; and Whistler Blackcomb in Canada. With daily lift tickets bumping the $100 mark at a growing number of resorts, the Mountain Collective pass is an affordable excuse to return to a favorite mountain or to try a new one. Passes are on sale while quantities last, with the bonus of no holiday blackout dates. $379 for adult passes and $239 for passes for kids 12 and under,