Santa's helpers at [R430R, Stratton] have compiled a list of five gifts they think are winners.

They are:

Signature Spa Packages: The Slopeside Renewal Package costs $210 and includes a body shine, relaxing fully body massage and a mini-facial; the Mountain Beauty Package costs $225 and includes a full body exfoliation and a seaweed mask.

Personalized Ski Instruction: Choose your own instructor or have one chosen to suit your ability and interest in the sport. Conquer the blues, or work your way up to the black diamonds with Stratton's trained ski and snowboard experts. Available in hour long, 1:45, half day or full day sessions. Prices vary based on length of lesson and the time of season.

Fleece Me: Stratton's elves say a North Face fleece is the quintessential article of clothing in any New Englander's closet. Selected styles include the Women's Osito jacket for $99.99, the Men's Denali Fleece for $164.99, and the Men's Apex Bionic for $129.99.

Too Cool for School: Hit the ground running next golf season by enrolling in one of Stratton's famous Golf University programs which begin on May 8. Book by Dec. 18 and receive discounted holiday rates for core sessions complete with video swing analysis, a low student-to-pro ratio and an instruction book. Two and three day sessions of Golf University are available throughout the season and specialty electives such as "Play with a Pro", "Half Day Tune Ups", "Family", "Corporate", Women and "Junior golf packages are designed and custom tailored just for you.

Burton Custom X Snowboard: The elves call this the lightest, fastest and snappiest wood core board you can buy.

More information. Or call 800-787-2886.