family-skiSkiing is not known for its bargain, but Keystone Resort, in Keystone, Colorado, has a new free ski program just for families. Kids 12 and under ski or ride for free when staying two or more nights in resort lodging. There are no loopholes or restrictions, and the program has no blackout dates. It is available on all weekends and holidays in the 2012-2013 ski season.

Large families can also rejoice. The program has no restrictions on the number of children per adult.

The free skiing is also available at different lodging price points, from from luxury hotel rooms to cozy ski-in/ski-out condominiums.

Reservations must be booked through or toll-free at (877) 204-7889.

Off the slopes, there is free daily entertainment through the Kidtopia program.