If you are complaining about the $5 tax, then you are in the wrong sport. First time in brian head, and we are having a blast. Some things on the mountain are a little unorganized, but as far as snow- our cabin has snow in the woods for sledding. Very happy about that. Skiing is decent. Definitely could use a storm. Groomed on the trails, off trail is powdery, but rocks are coming through in spots, so its a little scary. On trail is like typical spring skiing. Giant steps area has faster lifts and shorter lines.