Looking to get the best deal on season passes at inland Washington ski resorts? Three resorts-49 Degrees North, Mission Ridge Ski and Snowboard Resort, and White Pass Ski Area-launch their early season pass sales this month, but run skiing into April.

The spring sales offer the lowest available rates on season passes at the three resorts. Plus, new season pass purchasers can use next year's passes to access the lifts this year.

Forty-nine Degrees North already started up their spring season pass sale, which runs until May 5. Season pass purchasers have the option of paying for season passes in two installments, half before May 5 and the second half by June 1.

The ski hill plans to run its lifts on its regular Friday through Tuesday schedule through the end of the season. The final ski day is scheduled for April 10.

The Mission Ridge spring season pass sale started up March 1. Passes are available on sale through May 31.

Night skiing at Mission Ridge wrapped up at the end of February. But the ski area plans to operate, conditions permitting, until April 17 on its normal Thursday through Monday schedule.

White Pass starts up their spring season pass sale March 15. Sale rates are in effect until May 31.

White Pass runs its lifts the longest, giving those who haven't had the chance to ski the new Paradise Bowl the opportunity to try out its two new lifts and runs. The ski area's lifts usually run daily through mid-April and then weekends through May 1.

More information: 49 Degrees North, 509-935-6649; Mission Ridge, 509-663-6543; White Pass, 509-672-3101.