Shanty Creek, in northwest Michigan's snowbelt, has launched a selection of early season lift and lodging packages starting from $75 per person.

The Early Season package is good through Dec. 15 and starts at $75 per person, per night based on double occupancy. It even includes breakfast, a 90-minute ski clinic, and skiing/riding from night of arrival.

The December 24 package starts from $65 per adult, per night based on double occupancy. It includes lodging on Christmas Eve, breakfast, and skiing/riding on Christmas Day. Santa Claus has been known to make a few runs; after delivering all his packages of course.

The Ski & Breakfast package is a lift and lodging deal, starting from $136 per person, per night based on double occupancy is available Dec. 26-Jan. 1. The package includes complimentary skiing night of arrival, breakfast and skiing/riding all the next day.

The Family package is a lift and lodging deal for two adults and two children under 18, start from $196 including breakfast and a group ski clinic.

Click here for a link to all lift and lodging packages.