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HoliMont Ski Patrollers Save Life with AED

HoliMont Ski Patrollers Save Life with AED By Jeff Martin On Dec. 28, 2012, ski patrollers at HoliMont had little to no reason to believe that their life saving skills would be put to the test. After all, there was little snow on the ground at the popular resort and the day had started routinely. Then at 9:20 a.m., they ... Read More »

HoliMont Freestyle Team at Dual Slopeside

By Sean Crotty After some crazy weather changes swept through WNY this week, ski areas had to do some shuffling to get their events off. Holiday Valley changed their venue, running the dual Slopestyle events Saturday, Feb. 2. HoliMont’s FLITE Team had a very impressive showing on the other side of the mountain. In female Slopeside 1 action, Lexi Crotty ... Read More »

HoliMont Athletes Brought Their ‘A’ Game Last Sunday

If a butterfly flaps its wings in one part of the world, can it cause a hurricane in a different part of the world?  That theory does exist.  What we do know for sure, though, is that a rainstorm in Vermont can cause good fortune in Western New York. A little over a week ago, Killington Resort was scheduled to ... Read More »

Celebrating 50 Years of HoliMont with Gala Event

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By Jann Wiswall The year was 1961. John F. Kennedy was president. Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s homerun record. “West Side Story” won the best picture Oscar. And Bill Merk envisioned what would soon become HoliMont. Merk had been skiing with the Ellicottville Ski Club for many years on Fish Hill and at Holiday Valley, which had opened in 1958. ... Read More »

SkiScape Comes to HoliMont

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This Sunday, Jan. 6, HoliMont will be playing host to the 15th annual SkiScape fundraising event. SkiScape raises money for the Kid’s Escaping Drugs Campaign, which was established in1987 as the Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services Foundation (ADDSF) and then became known as the Kids Escaping Drugs Campaign. It was created with the sole purpose to raise funds for the ... Read More »

interViews: Conversations with Ellicottville-ians

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By Jann Wiswall Get to Know: Al Mahar Title: President, Board of Directors, HoliMont and President,  ImageNow by Mahar A Few Facts: Al Mahar has been coming to Ellicottville since his dad bought a chalet at HoliMont in the 1970s. Now he’s a regular who comes with his wife and son from their home in Rochester every weekend from early ... Read More »

Holimont Marks a Half-Century of Skiing

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by Jeff Cole The new chairlift currently being installed in honor of HoliMont’s upcoming 50th anniversary exemplifies one of many changes for the ski area as its monumental winter season approaches. This winter season will mark a half-century of business for HoliMont and in honor of the historic occasion, the ski area has been working all summer on installing its ... Read More »

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