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FLITE Team Athletes Compete in Killington

By Sean Crotty HoliMont FLITE Team athletes Lexi Crotty and Wyatt Anktiewicz competed in their first NorAm at Killington this past weekend. Representing the USA in the field of 43 females and 57 males was a very humbling experience for these two athletes. Skiing against top skiers from the USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, and Bermuda was a great learning experience ... Read More »

Mangan and Shattenberg U12 King and Queen

By Caitlin Croft Last week, U14s joined the U12/U10/U8 athletes for one of the most exciting events of the season— Kissing Bridge’s Dual Slalom. After the race is over the fun part begins: the shootout. The top eight U14 and U12 men and women compete for an array of prizes with the winners receiving a new pair of skis courtesy ... Read More »

FLITE Team Competes at HV

By Sean Crotty FLITE Team B Squad traveled to “the other side” this past weekend to Holiday Valley for the Freestyle Extravaganza. On Saturday, 20 FLITE Team athletes took to challenging Mogul course on Chute. Almost half of the 88 athlete field competed in the F13/M13 age brackets. Annie Dietrich again led FLITE Females skiing her way to a 2nd ... Read More »

Say ‘I Do’ in Ellicottville

By Mary Heyl Are wedding bells in your future? Whether you’re planning a small, intimate ceremony or are looking for a large venue for many guests, you and your sweetheart are destined to find the perfect location in Ellicottville. From bridal showers to rehearsal dinners to the ceremony itself, Ellicottville’s unique venues and restaurants will certainly make your big day ... Read More »

FLITE Team Competes in Killington

This past weekend (Jan. 28 and 29) the FLITE Team “A SQUAD” took to the Killington Klassic at Highline- where a pair of our athletes will be skiing again in 2 weeks at their first NorAm. On Saturday Lexi Crotty picked up where she left off two weeks ago in Lake Placid, claiming the Top Spot on the ladies side- ... Read More »

U12/U10/U8 Alpine Season is Off

By Caitlin Croft Holiday Valley hosted the first Niagara Frontier Ski Council (NFSC) race of the season. As in U14’s, the younger age bracket has been given a new format this year. It includes less focus on races and more time at an athlete’s home mountain working on skills. U12 Men (birth years 2005 and 2006): Cameron Johnson of HoliMont ... Read More »

Holiday Valley Freestyle Team Wins FLITE Cup

By Stan Pawlak This past weekend, the Holiday Valley Freestyle Team competed at HoliMont in mogul events on Saturday and Sunday. This was an Eastern Qualifying Series event and after all was done, HVFT ended the weekend as the champions of the FLITE Cup. This trophy is awarded each year to the team who has the most points based on podium results. Every ... Read More »

Thrills at the Inaugural U14 Excelsior Cup

By Caitlin Croft The opening weekend of races proved to be a thrilling one for the Holiday Valley athletes. New York State Ski Racing Association (NYSSRA) has instituted a new format for U14 Alpine Racing. The state is now split into two divisions—East and West. Athletes traveled to Truxton, NY for the first race of this new format, a Giant ... Read More »

HoliMont Hosts Snowshoe Social Jan. 21

HoliMont will also be hosting their first ever Snowshoe Social, open to the public, on Saturday, Jan. 21. Snowshoers will meet at the Canfield lot at 6 p.m. and head out on a 3.5 mile hike. It will take about 45 minutes to get to the new lean-to, where a giant fire will be waiting.  Hikers can then warm up ... Read More »

January is for Hitting the Slopes!

By Alicia Dziak The first holiday weekend of the year is here and what better place to spend it than right on the slopes in Ellicottville. At Holiday Valley, enjoy dozens of trails that feature a variety of terrain. If you want to check out HoliMont, remember that it’s open to the public Monday through Friday. On Jan. 19, take ... Read More »

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