I would be happy to take time off and have actually discussed with the Mrs taking off for 2-3 months. Problem is employees , my good climber is done and I just have a complete rookie . Would be tough trying to hire folks in the spring I would imagine.
.... the afterthought is usually by now I had nothing coming in which is why I used to work at the ski area winters. Still lot's of spenders here and many real estate transactions , different ...Here all the trades are busy / booked for awhile ... personally have enough to do for a month or two.