Big Sky offers last minute lodging deals for the end of this season and brings on their season pass sale for next season.

The resort still has lodging specials running through March. Those staying four nights or more in condominiums at Powder Ridge, Beaverhead, Stillwater, Big Horn, or Saddle Ridge can book them for 30 percent off.

Other lodging specials extend until the last day of the ski season on Apr. 12. You can get a roomy slopeside three-bedroom condominium for $375 per night or stay in the new Village Center with breakfast included for 20 percent off. You also can get a 25 percent discount by staying a few minutes away at the Whitewater Inn. Lodging at the Whitewater includes use of the 90-foot waterslide and complimentary continental breakfast.

Inquire about details and make lodging reservations for Big Sky by calling Central Reservations at 800- 548-4486.

Those looking for the biggest season pass discounts should plan on purchasing their passes before Apr. 12. Next year's passes for 2009-10 will be available at the 2008-09 early season rate starting Mar. 28. Skiers or riders who do not have a current pass this winter can add on the remainder of this winter for $78 when buying next year's pass.

Big Sky's summer season runs June 9 until Oct. 14. Their popular Zipline adventure, which debuted this winter, expands their summer activity list.