I ski in the east because I live in the east and I like to ski. East Coast skiing is much better than not skiing, I travel out west to ski whenever I have the opportunity to do so and I pretty much always enjoy myself. Would I prefer all my skiing to be 'out west'? Only if it meant I would be skiing the same amount and having the same quality of life and job opportunities that I have now... and that isn't as easy to find 'out west'.
Oh yeah, the Red Sox are the best run pro sports franchise anywhere, you haters are jealous 'cause you probably like the Cubs.