Act fast to get cheap Stratton tickets

Here’s a deal worth jumping on quickly – half price lift tickets for Stratton Mountain resort in southern Vermont.

For a limited time Stratton, long a favorite of Connecticut skiers and snowboarders, is selling the steeply discounted tickets for March dates on its website.

How cheap?

This was the scene from Stratton Tuesday before the snow started falling today. More than 9 inches of fresh snow is expected today at the southern Vermont resort.

$38 midweek; 50 percent off.

$40 to $69 on weekend days; averaging between about 30 percent off.

How it works:

Go here to see what’s available. Tickets are limited on some dates.

Go to the month of March and see the dates and prices.

Pick the selected date and purchase your ticket.

Go for the tickets in early March when conditions will be better.

Keep in mind Stratton generally closes after Easter, which is March 31 this year.

Stratton also had discounted packages for lodging, rentals

Today, Stratton has 89 trails open and is expected to get more than 9 inches of freshies!

Jim Shay