Deal Monitor: October 2002


Stay Tuned
If you have a season pass, here's how to keep those sticks sharp. Killington's Constant Care grants a winter of unlimited tuning for $119-if you grab one by October 15. Info: 800-621-MTNS;

Pass, Food, Lodging
Carve turns at Powder Springs, B.C., by day, feast at Revelstoke's Black Forest Restaurant in twilight, and then crash at the Powder Springs Inn. One pass, one dinner, and one night go for $44; five passes, five dinners, and five nights are $174. Info: 800-991-4455.

Preseason Prep
For $295, spend the weekend of October 12-13 in Lake Tahoe, California, perfecting your balance and agility, all under the eye of a pro athletic trainer. Includes two days of coaching, a gym pass, equipment, and a dinner. Info: 530-582-4772;