When I was in college, I easily skied 30+ days each year. We made a 4 hour road trip to the NLP of MI or Blue Mountain in Ontario most weekends, skied at one of the local hill 10-15 days and made a yearly road trip to Breckenridge for spring break.
When my wife and I graduated we were both CPA's and worked a lot of hours in the winter and we probably only skied 10-15 days a year. We spent a week out west during X-Mas, a couple of weekends in northern MI and usually a late March/early April long weekend to CO or UT depending on where conditions were better. That was the best we could do at the time.
Then we had kids and it's sad to say, but I skied a total of about 10 days in 10 years. It seemed like there was always something - the kids were too young, too many other activities (adult and kid), work responsibilities, etc.
Things have taken a turn for the better this year though and I actually owe it to my wife and 11yo son. She really encouraged him to join the local ski club, which really got us back into skiing. We took both kids to the local hill between X-Mas and New Years and we both realized how much we missed it. Now my son skis every Friday with his ski club. I chaperon on the Fridays I can work from home and we've taken a few family road trips to Northern MI for the weekend.
Realistically, I think I'll ski around 20 days this year and I'm pretty happy with that. I was hoping to take my son for a long weekend to Killington, but that got cancelled at the last minute.