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Vote Now: What Was the Biggest Ski Story of 2014?

We've called it the year of mergers and acquisitions, but 2014 was full of all kinds of big ski stories, from pot to new lifts and everything in between. In order to calculate which uber-dramatic storyline deserves the top spot as the biggest ski story of the year, we've decided to turn it over to you. Curbed Ski has rounded up the 10 most important headlines from the last 12 months, so vote now.

Here are the possible contenders for biggest ski story of the year, with links:

· Vail bought Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5 million
· Colorado ski resorts blew up marijuana smoke shacks
· Mammoth Mountain bought Big Bear Resorts for $38 million
· Vail Resorts announced $50 million plan to create the biggest ski area in the US
· Taos Ski Valley built a new chairlift on Kachina Peak
· Details emerged on Utah's plan to connect all 7 Wasatch ski areas
· Bud Light took over Crested Butte for the weekend
· Olympic Valley tried to become their own town
· Deer Valley bought Solitude Mountain Resort
· The future of Jumbo Glacier Resort is still uncertain

And now, please cast your vote:

Poll results

· What It Means To Ski in a Vail-Dominated World [Curbed Ski]
· Why the Death of the Ski Bum Will Ruin Ski Towns Everywhere [Curbed Ski]
· The Snow Lover's Bucket List: 33 Things to Do Before You Die [Curbed Ski]