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It's not too late to hit the slopes: Great ski deals

It's not too late to score a great deal on a ski vacation. Here are six packages for Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, and Vermont, from $103.
Image: Nelcon Carmichael, Steamboat Springs
Stay in Steamboat Springs starting at $150 per night, or $900 per week. Larry Pierce / AP

It's not too late to score a great deal on a ski vacation. Here are six packages for Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, and Vermont, from $103.

Girdwood, from $279 per room per night
Alyeska Resort's Ski & Stay package includes one night in a deluxe room at the resort, breakfast for two at the Pond Cafe, and two adult all-day lift tickets for hitting the slopes. Guests have access to the hotel's pool and fitness center. Alyeska Resort is set in the Alaskan wilderness, about 40 miles from Anchorage and 90 miles from Seward. The resort has 1,000 skiable acres and offers a variety of learn-to-ski and learn-to-snowboard programs. Rates start from $279 per room per night.

When: Through April 27, 2008

Details: Breakfast, taxes, and service charges are included. Based on double occupancy; no single supplement.

Contact: 800/880-3880,

Lake Tahoe, from $103 per person per night
The Stay & Ski Free package includes one night in a studio condominium at the Northstar-at-Tahoe and two lift tickets, which can be exchanged for two cross-country trail passes or two $25 resort gift cards. Plus, guests can use the Swim and Racquet Club recreation center, which features a fitness area, a pool, a spa and a children's game room. Studio condos are located in Aspen Grove, a quarter of a mile from the ski village. The studio units, usually a second- or third-floor walk-up, have a queen-size Murphy wall bed. Rates start from $103 per person.

When: Check in Sunday-Thursday through April 5, 2008; check in daily from April 6-May 1, 2008

Details: Free on-site shuttle service from the condo to the village or to the Swim and Racquet Club is available daily from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Taxes are an additional 10 percent. Breakfast is not included. Based on double or single occupancy.

Contact: 800/466-6784,

Steamboat Springs, from $150 per night
Great for families and moderate-size groups, the roomy three-bedroom town house sleeps up to 10 people. Staying at the house at full capacity would break down to about $15 per person per night. Located about 17 miles (a 20-minute drive) southwest of Steamboat Springs, the rental overlooks the Stagecoach Reservoir. Amenities include two and a half bathrooms, a full kitchen (complete with an ice maker, a coffeemaker, and a waffle maker), a washer and dryer, an indoor hot tub, and two gas-powered fireplaces. Plus, wireless Internet access, a cable TV, a CD player, and a collection of DVDs and games are at guests' disposal. Starting rate is $150 per night, or $900 per week.

When: Through March 31, 2008

Details: A minimum three-night stay is required. Taxes are included. Nightly rates are the same regardless of the number of occupants (1-10 people). To book, refer to Rentalo ID 13709.

Contact: To inquire about availability or to book, e-mail the property owner directly through

Teton Valley, from $129 per room per night
The Early Bird Special includes one night in a lodge room at the Teton Springs Lodge & Spa, a 52-room hotel in the heart of the valley. Rates start from $129 per room per night. If you upgrade to a one-bedroom suite for an additional $70 per room, you'll receive two free ski-lift tickets to the slopes of the family-friendly Grand Targhee Resort, 22 miles north of the hotel, or to the more challenging Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, 24 miles east of the Teton Springs Lodge. If you opt for a two-bedroom suite for an additional $170, you'll get four lift passes.

When: Through April 15, 2008

Details: Continental breakfast, delivered to your room, is included. Taxes of 8 percent and a $10 per room per night resort fee are additional. Since shuttle service is not provided, expect to pay $80 for a taxi each way. Based on single or double occupancy.

Contact: 877/787-8757,

Woodstock, from $305 per room per night

Geared toward families and beginners, the Popcorn and Powder package includes two nights in a luxurious room (that sleeps four) at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, breakfast at the Eagle Café, and two-day lift tickets and trail fees for the whole family to Suicide Six, and the Woodstock Ski Touring Center. Guests will also receive a special book of coupons for area attractions and shopping, as well as free hot chocolate in the Suicide Six lodge. Plus, families can enjoy a complimentary family-friendly movie with popcorn and pizza every Saturday at 7 p.m. at the inn. In addition, guests will have the resort's 41,000-square-foot Racket & Fitness Club facilities, featuring an indoor pool, a sauna, and tennis, squash and racquetball courts, at their disposal. Rates start from $305 per night.

When: Check in on Fridays through March 22, 2008. (The weekend rate is valid for Fridays and Saturdays only.)

Details: Included are breakfast daily and van shuttle service, which runs every hour on the hour, between the inn and sports facilities. Taxes are an additional 9 percent. Visitors will be charged an extra $3 per night for housekeeping gratuity, and an 18 percent service charge will be added to all meals and beverages. Based on double occupancy; solo travelers pay $246.

Contact: 800/448-7900,