Recreation: The Ski People

Time was when college boys went home for the holidays; these days, more and more are taking off with or without their girls and fraternity brothers for a bit of resorting on the cheap. Spring vacation, for instance, is Fort Lauderdale time (or Malibu, or Bermuda), where you can throw your sleeping bag on the beach and live on hamburgers and beer. From Christmas to New Year's, it may well be a ski resort, where you can bed down in a bunkhouse and live on hamburgers and beer.

In New England last week,...

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