[R283R, Mt. Rose] dropped their spring lift ticket rates for those who purchase tickets online. The resort bundles their lift tickets with casino stays in Reno, too.

Those who purchase lift tickets online can get tickets for Mt. Rose at a discount this spring. Adults, for instance, can purchase a full day online ticket for $52 instead of $65 at the ticket window.

Other tickets are reduced, too, for online purchasers. Seniors and teens ages 13-17 can buy a full day ticket for $35 instead of $45. Tickets for children ages 6-12 and super seniors are available at $12 online compared to $19 at the ticket window. Children under 5 years old always ski free.

Mt. Rose, located 25 minutes from Reno and visible from downtown, partners with many of the Reno casinos for discounts on ski and stay packages. A one-night package for a standard hotel room at the Sands Regency Hotel Casino starts at $69 per person. The package, based on double occupancy, is valid for stays Sunday through Thursday nights until March 31. It also includes one two-for-one buffet coupon per room.

Friday and Saturday night ski and stay packages are available at the Sands, too. Call the hotel for rates.

Other Reno hotel casinos partner with Mt. Rose for ski and stay packages, too. Atlantis, Grand Sierra, and Silver Legacy are a few of the hotel casinos that offer ski packages. You can find ski and stay packages that include food credits and free slot plays.

More information: Mt. Rose, 800-SKI-ROSE; Sands Regency, 866-FUN-STAY.