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updated 1/15/2008 6:08:49 PM ET 2008-01-15T23:08:49

MammothMountain, from $120 per person per night
The Midweek Madness Lodging package includes lodging and all-day lift tickets valued at $55 each. Located in central western California, the Mammoth Mountain resort is a 300-mile drive from Los Angeles and offers 3,500 acres of skiable snow in the eastern Sierra Nevada region. The deal includes a standard room with a queen-size bed (but no kitchenette) at the Mammoth Mountain Inn. The resort runs free shuttle buses every half hour.

When: Through Jan. 31, 2008. For Monday check-ins.

Details: Taxes are an additional 13 percent. Must book at least three days in advance. Minimum three-night stay; for a two-night stay, rates start at $125 per person per night. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is $94.

Contact: 800/626-6684,

Breckenridge, from $488 per person for 4 nights
Rental car, four nights in a two-bedroom, two-bath condo at ResortQuest Park Place Condominiums, and a three-day lift ticket, for $488 per person. Shuttles to ski lifts are provided, and the main street of this popular town is within reasonable walking distance. Each unit has a washer/dryer unit and an outdoor hot tub.

When: Through Feb. 13, 2008 (except Jan. 19 to Jan. 21).

Details: Rental-car taxes not included. Based on quad occupancy; no single supplement. Use code 8140 to book.

Contact: 800/916-9463,

Correction 10/3: The original posting of this article incorrectly said that airfare was included in this $488 per person price. We regret the error.

Gateway, from $212 per room per night
The Full Moon Snowshoe Tour package includes a one-hour guided snowshoe trek at Sky Mesa Ranch--5,000 acres in the ponderosa pine forests at the base of the La Sal Mountains--as well as a bonfire with a choice of soup, chili or stew; hot cocoa, cider, and wine; and accommodations. You can choose to stay at either the Dolores River Inn, with 16 rooms decorated in earth tones, or the Kiva Lodge, which opened in 2007; its 40 rooms are situated around a pool, a hot tub, and Kiva Café. Both lodging options are part of the adobe-style Gateway Canyons Resort in western Colorado's red rock country. Rates start at $212 per room per night at the Dolores River Inn and at $292 at the Kiva Lodge—savings of more than 15 percent.

When: Through Mar. 31, 2008. If you want to experience the full moon, be sure to book a stay during one of the following time periods: Jan. 24-26, Feb. 22-23, or Mar. 21-22.

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Details: Taxes are an additional 4.9 percent. Based on double occupancy; solo travelers pay $134 per night for the Dolores River Inn or $208 per night for the Kiva Lodge.

Contact: 970/931-2458,

Vail, from $699 per room for 3 nights
Timed for Valentine's Day, the Steam Up the Slopes package at the 165-room Lodge at Vail includes a three-night stay, a two-day lift ticket per person to Vail, a one-hour in-room massage per person, a three-course dinner at The Wildflower restaurant, and breakfast daily at Cucina Rustica restaurant. Rates start at $699 per room for the three-night stay, which represents savings of 15 percent.

When: Feb. 1-29, 2008

Details: Taxes are an additional 9.8 percent. Based on double or solo occupancy.

Contact: 877/528-7625,

SilverMountain, from $85 per person per night
An all-day lift ticket is included in the Ski and Stay package at Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg, Idaho. You'll enjoy a standard studio lodge room—with a king-size bed, a kitchenette, and a balcony—at Morning Star Lodge, located steps away from the gondolas that usher you to the lifts. The resort features more than 1,600 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain and is located an hour's drive east of Spokane, Wash.

When: Through the end of the 2008 ski season in mid-April, depending on the weather.

Details: No minimum-night-stay requirement. For midweek, non-holiday dates. Taxes and fees of 12 percent are additional. Based on double occupancy; single supplement $170.

Contact: 800/204-6428,

Big Sky Resort, from $540 per person for a five-night stay
A special at Big Sky Resort in the Rocky Mountains offers a hotel room at the slope-side Huntley Lodge, including breakfast and lift tickets (valued at $75 per person per day). The package price saves about 20 percent off of buying the components separately. Big Sky offers 22 lifts and 3,800 acres of skiable terrain for beginner- through advanced-level skiers. Flights are available to nearby Bozeman, Mont., from Atlanta, Denver, Detroit, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle.

When: Mar. 29-Apr. 13, 2008.

Details: Taxes and an all-you-can-eat breakfast are included. Free shuttle service is provided to places around town. Airport-resort shuttle service is $69 roundtrip. Package based on quad occupancy; double occupancy costs $745 per person.

Contact: 800/548-4486,

New Hampshire
Mount Washington Resort, from $99 per person per night
Great for families, the Ski & Stay package at Mount Washington Resort near Bretton Woods, N.H., allows kids and adults to ski for free on Friday nights. The package includes a standard motel room at the Lodge at Mount Washington, offering an indoor-heated pool, a pizzeria, and other amenities. The mountain has four high-speed chairlifts. Nordic skiers can receive free equipment rentals and ski on about 60 miles of cross-country trails.

When: Check in on Friday nights through Feb. 29, 2008.

Details: Breakfast is included. Free shuttle service to the ski lifts is provided. Tax is an additional 8 percent. Based on double occupancy; no single supplement.

Contact: 877/873-0626,

New Jersey
Crystal Springs, from $93 per person per night
The Ski & Stay package at Minerals Resort & Spa includes accommodations and all-day ski lift passes to nearby Mountain Creek Ski Resort, plus use of Minerals' amenities, including seven pools, a spa, and a fitness center. Rates start at $93 per person per night. Note that Grand Cascades Lodge is offering an identical package that begins at $99 per person per night. Whether they choose Minerals or Grand Cascades, guests will save $10 per night on the room rate and $11 off weekday lift tickets or $12 off weekend/holiday tickets for adults.

When: Through Mar. 15, 2008.

Details: Taxes are an additional 15 percent. Based on double occupancy; solo travelers pay at least an additional $98 per night.

Contact: 973/827-5996,

New Mexico
Santa Fe, from $255 per person per night
La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa has a Ski, Spa, and S'mores package that includes two nights' accommodations, a full-day lift ticket at Ski Santa Fe (valued at $54 per person per day), one hour-long massage per person at the RockResorts Spa; hot cocoa and a s'mores kit, with marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate bars on arrival; and breakfast daily at Fuego restaurant. Rates start at $255 per person per night (or $510 per person for the required two-night stay), which represents savings of 10 percent.

When: Through May 15, 2008.

Details: Resort fee and valet parking are included; taxes are an additional 15 percent. Based on double occupancy only.

Contact: 866/331-7625,

Pocono Mountains, from $56 per person per night
Budget Inn & Suites' Ski & Stay package includes accommodations and lift tickets for hitting the slopes at either Camelback Ski Area or Shawnee Mountain. Rates start at $56 per person per night for Shawnee and $61 per person per night for Camelback. Consider that a daily lift ticket at Shawnee is $42 midweek and $49 on weekends and holidays; a daily lift ticket for Camelback is $48 midweek and $55 on weekends and holidays. If you purchase this package for Shawnee on a weekday and pay $56, deduct the cost of the lift ticket and you're essentially paying $14 per person per night for the accommodations.

When: Lowest rates are based on midweek stays through ski season 2008 (most likely late March or early April).

Details: Taxes and breakfast daily are included. Based on quadruple occupancy; triple occupancy rates start at $59 for Shawnee and $64 for Camelback; for double occupancy, $67 for Shawnee and $72 for Camelback; for single occupancy, $105 for Shawnee and $110 for Cameback.

Contact: 570/424-5451,

Salt Lake City, air/hotel from $149 per person
Southwest Airlines flights from Boise or Denver to Salt Lake City and two nights at the Homestead Studio Suites Mid Valley hotel. Add $103 for a two-day lift ticket to any of four area ski resorts: Alta, Solitude, Snowbird, or Brighton. A three-day car rental costs from $180.

When: Monday and Tuesday departures through Jan. 29, 2008.

Gateways: Boise, Denver; add $35 for L.A.; $145 for Orlando.

Details: Based on double occupancy; single supplement $60.

Contact: 800/423-5683,

Jackson Hole
, from $532 per person for 4 nights
Four nights in a two-bedroom at the Teton Village Condos, a full-size car rental, and a three-day lift ticket.

When: Through Feb. 14, 2008.

Details: Airfare not included. Taxes on rental car and lodging not included. Based on quad occupancy; no single supplement.

Contact: 800/916-9463,


Innsbruck, air/hotel, $857 per person
Round-trip airfare from New York City to Munich, transfers, seven nights in Innsbruck at the Tourotel Breinassi Hotel, and breakfast daily. A three-day Glacier Ski Pass is $152 more per person.

When: Through Apr. 1, 2008.

Gateways: New York City; add $78 for Chicago; $117 for Dallas; $157 for L.A., San Francisco; $165 for Miami.

Details: Based on double occupancy; single supplement is $173.

Contact: World on Skis, 866/678-5858,

Wyndham Cap Tremblant, from $99 per person per night
The Ski, Spa, and Golf package includes a stay at a two-bedroom unit at the Wyndham Cap Tremblant with a fireplace, a full kitchen, a washer and dryer, and a deck or terrace with mountain views, plus three all-day lift tickets for all the runs at Mont Tremblant. The Wyndham Cap Tremblant Mountain Resort offers a Golf-O-Max indoor golf simulator and a spa with a swimming pool.

When: Through the end of the 2008 ski season in mid-April.

Details: Three-night minimum stay. No restrictions on the dates you choose; based on availability. Massages and spa services are additional costs. Free private shuttle service to the ski lifts is provided every half hour. Tax is an additional $16 per person per night. Based on quad occupancy; a single traveler looking for a one-bedroom could pay a supplement of $151, plus about $35 in taxes.

Contact: 888/996-3227,

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