Crans Montana, Switzerland is kicking off its ski season this weekend (Nov. 24). This is followed by the lighting of the Crans Montana Christmas tree, mulled wine and a live concert on Dec. 8.

The ski resort celebrating the start of the winter season by offering the Early Bird Package for CHF 205 per person or CHF410 for two people. It includes one night's accommodation in a double room at a three-star hotel, half-board meals, two-day lift tickets, parking at the lifts, and lunch on the slopes. The package is valid until Dec. 19, 2012.

The ski resort is also offering the Ski For All, All For Ski Package priced at CHF 419 per person or CHF383 for two people. It includes three nights of accommodation in a double room at a three-star hotel, two days' half-board meals, two-day lift tickets, parking at the ski lifts, lunch on the slope, and one 'Valaisan' at the Zerodix bar to get you in the apres-ski mood. The ski package is valid Jan. 6 to Feb. 8 and March 17 to April 28, 2013.