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Last Day on the Slopes – Or Not

By Dave Potter Remember that first day of skiing back in November? Remember the excitement and the anticipation? Now we’re entering the sixth month of skiing. Six months! This has been a great and long season, but all good things must come to an end. The days are getting warmer. The rain is more likely to come rather than snow. ... Read More »

1st Quarter 2015: Resorts Delivered Fun

Roadwork to Begin in April By Jann Wiswall It has been a very good first three months of 2015 in Ellicottville. In a town where the major industry is weather dependent, visitors, residents and business owners alike caught a welcome break as Mother Nature delivered excellent snow and snowmaking conditions to the region. At Holiday Valley, Marketing Director Jane Eshbaugh ... Read More »

Solid Ski Seasons for Area Racers

HV Racers Compete at Can-Ams The U14 Can-Am Championships were held March 26-29th at Mont Tremblant, QC, where the top 35 U.S. and 35 Canadian girls competed in the Super G, Giant Slalom and Slalom over the intense four day event. Holiday Valley’s Candice Kasahara took 18th in the SG, 15th in the GS and 32nd in the SL. Teammate ... Read More »

Recapping the 2014-15 Ski & Snowboard Season

By Dash Hegeman, Marketing Director, HoliMont Ski Area It’s been an interesting winter here at HoliMont. We started off the season watching the southtowns of Buffalo (just 40-some miles north of us) get bombarded by snow in a very short amount of time. Meanwhile, here in Ellicottville we received next to none of the “Snovember” snowfall. Then we experienced a ... Read More »

HoliMont Alpine Racing News

The HoliMont Race team has been taking advantage of the phenomenal snow conditions Mother Nature has been providing us with by bringing back to HoliMont some of the finest results in recent years. From Fall Line to the hills of Sunday River, ME, Le Relais, Quebec, Okemo and Stowe, VT and Lake Placid, NY, both the Alpine and Snowboard teams ... Read More »

HoliMont Athletes Shine at Spring Open Races

Holiday Valley Spring Open Slalom Race # 1    Place     Athlete Last, First HoliMont U18 Men 5             Teal, Mitchell 14           Scott, Maxwell HoliMont U16 Men 3             Flaherty, Jacob 4             Thibodeau, Gage 7       ... Read More »

Life After the Deep Freeze

By Dan Balkin, HoliMont Snowsports School It has to end sooner or later. This winter reminded me of the old joke about my hometown of Buffalo:  “Buffalo only experiences two seasons, winter and the Fourth of July.” We can all agree that it was really cold, but eventually the mercury in the thermometer will rise, the sun will shine and ... Read More »

March Ain’t Over Yet at HoliMont!

  We’ve passed the midpoint of March and that means that the number of days you have left to hit the slopes are dwindling way too quickly. But do not stress! With any luck, Ellicottville will get some fantastic spring skiing and riding conditions and you will close the season out with fond memories of hitting the slopes in shorts ... Read More »

To Pole or Not to Pole?

By Dan Balkin, HoliMont Snowsports School  That is the question. Paraphrasing Shakespeare always places one in good company. If the immortal bard had been a skier, he may have posed the question himself. Our snowboarding friends have shed their ski poles, but alpine and tele skiers still rely on them for a variety of functions. All skiers use their poles ... Read More »

HoliMont Racing News

HoliMont Racing athletes are putting up some impressive results lately: Austin Gyorgy, Lucas Johnson, and Rachel Green, all U14s, qualified for the Francis Piche Invitational @ Gunstock, NH. Carlo Muscarella and Zoe Knauss, U14s, qualified for the Eastern Regional Championships @ Stowe, VT. Maxx Solly, U14, qualified for the NY/VT Dual Project @ Stratton, VT. Andrew Mangan, David Flaherty, Jacob ... Read More »

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