Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway, N.H., is offering free skiing and riding for the month of March to guests who make an early purchase of a 2011-12 season pass.

Passes are being offered through May 31 at the lowest prices they will ever be.

Cranmore Anytime Passes are valid any day all season long. Adult Anytime Passes cost $499; Teen Anytime Passes, ages 13-18, and Senior Anytime Passes, ages 65-79, are $319. Junior Anytime Passes, ages 6-12, are $199.

Adult Limited Season Passes, valid except for Christmas vacation, MLK weekend, and Presidents Week, are $330.

Season passholders also get a free admission to Story Land if they buy before May 31.

Cranmore will no longer be offering the Threedom Pass, but will still be partnering with Bretton Woods, Cannon Mountain, and Waterville Valley to offer the 4-NH College Pass. The pass costs $259, and offers skiing and riding at the four resorts all season long, with no blackout dates. It is available for all full-time college students with ID.

Cranmore Season Passes are available for sale through Cranmore's e-store or at the ticket office at the resort, which is open daily.

Cranmore is famous for its history as one of the pillars of skiing in the Mount Washington Valley, and for its focus on families.

More information. Or call 603-356-5543.