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Make a Splash! Pond Skimming March 18

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By Alicia Dziak To celebrate the (almost!) end of winter and the ski season, Holiday Valley hosts their annual Pond Skimming this weekend. On Saturday, March 18, downhill enthusiasts can brave the elements and head down the bottom of the Yodeler slope to skim over an icy cold pond. A pond at Yodeler, you ask? If you’ve never noticed it, ... Read More »

Pond Skimming March 18

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By Alicia Dziak Ready to laugh it up at the base of Yodeler? Check out Holiday Valley’s annual Pond Skimming on Saturday, March 18. This wet and wild event is a great way to take advantage of the rising temps and melting snow. Pond Skimming, which began in the early 2000s as a way to get more spring skiers to ... Read More »

Winter Carnival is Almost Here!

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By Alicia Dziak Head to Holiday Valley March 11-12 for the biggest family-friendly party of the season. It’s Winter Carnival time— get ready to have some fun! Winter Carnival is held in conjunction with the village’s Mardi Gras weekend, and what Mardi Gras celebration is complete without a parade or two? On Saturday, don’t miss the annual Mardi Gras parade ... Read More »

Shattenberg & Johnson Take Gold at Kandahar Fest

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By Caitlin Croft Holiday Valley held the annual Kandahar Festival for U14/U12/U10 athletes, and over 180 athletes gathered for this regional race. From this, athletes can move on to qualify for Kandahar Championships to be held at Gore Mountain in North Creek, NY. HoliMont’s Cameron Johnson took gold on day one in the Kombi event. Erik Shattenberg of Holiday Valley ... Read More »

Penguin Paddle Saturday, Feb. 25!

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By Alicia Dziak It’s that time of year again when the annual Penguin Paddle makes its way to Holiday Valley. On Saturday, Feb. 25, you too can be part of the fun in this fundraiser for HV’s Lounsbury Adaptive program. The Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program (LASP) was founded by dedicated ski patrollers with the cooperation and support of Holiday Valley ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: 22nd Annual Holiday Valley Ski Patrol Food Drive

The Annual Holiday Valley Ski Patrol Food Drive is just a couple of weeks away and we are again asking for your help. Patrollers will be collecting non-perishable food items, toiletries and/or cash donations on Friday and Saturday at Tops Market and again during the Mardi Gras Parade. The collection times will be 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March ... Read More »

Get Ready to Slide Like a Penguin!

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By Lori Hensel On Saturday, Feb. 25, the annual Penguin Paddle will take place at Holiday Valley.   This event, which is the annual fundraiser for the Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program (LASP), has hundreds of participants who drape themselves in large black garbage bags and slide down the lower part of the Yodeler ski slope on their bellies “penguin style.” ... Read More »

Peace, Love and Teleski, Telestock Feb. 24

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By Alicia Dziak Ever see those skiers whose heels rise up and lift off their skis when they’re heading down the mountain? Ever wonder how they do such a thing? If you’re looking for some good vibes on the slopes, check out Telestock on Friday, Feb. 24. This is your chance to experience teleskiing, with free ski and boot demos. ... Read More »

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