Ski Mont Orford at the northern end of Lake Memphrmagog in Quebec's Eastern Townships is selling season passes at early season rates, offering access to slopes that roll and wind their way downhill..

The rates go up Oct. 17, then again Dec. 5, so act fast.

Gold Individual Passes for the 2010-11 season now cost $649 for adults, $509 for students age 14-23, $369 for children age 6-13 and seniors age 65-69, $62 for seniors 70 and up, and are free for children 5 and under.

Gold passes are good all season long, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Gold family passes also are available.

Silver Individual Passes are $179 for everyone, and offer  unlimited skiing and riding on weekdays and weekends in November, December, and April, with the exception of the period between Dec. 26 and Jan. 3.

Bronze Individual Passes are $135 for everyone, and offer skiing and riding Mondays to Fridays except between Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

The 15 Days Pass offers skiing and riding on any 15 days of the season and cost $449 for adults, $359 for students age 14-23, $269 for children age 6-13 and seniors age 65-69.

More information.  Or call 819-843-6548.