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Mudslide and Paddlefest June 17


By Alicia Dziak Competition? Obstacles? Mud? Bring it on! The annual Mudslide makes its way back to Holiday Valley this weekend, June 17. Get ready for some fun! Competitors can choose from two distances—a 3.5 mile or a 5.4 mile course. Both courses start by Spruce Lake and racers even get a ride up the Spruce chairlift to the starting ... Read More »

ASP Outdoor Adventure Series Continues June 7


Want to learn how to Geocache, backpack, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike? Allegany State Park is offering informative, hands- on FREE clinics that started in May. Head to the park the first Wednesday of every month as various outdoor enthusiasts share their knowledge and passion of their favorite activity. Series will be held at the new Quaker ... Read More »

Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Run June 17


A Rip Roarin’ Slippery Slidin’ Obstacle Jumpin’ Trail Runnin’ Event Holiday Valley Resort is hosting the sixth annual Mudslide Obstacle Race on Saturday, June 17.  This off-road run takes place on the Holiday Valley ski trails where up to 1,200 runners must navigate 11 obstacles along the very muddy 3.5 mile or 5.4 mile courses.  The number one goal of the ... Read More »

Race to the Finish This June and July


By Alicia Dziak On your mark, get set, go! It’s race season and whether you’re looking to hit the pavement or the trails, on foot or on bike, there’s something for everyone in the upcoming months. Foot Races On June 10, sign up for the 5K fun run/walk to benefit The Elisa B. Hughey Scholarship for the Arts. Start/Finish is ... Read More »

Don’t Worry, Be Happy! Happy Half, 5K, Beer Mile at HV


By Alicia Dziak Get ready to do your happy dance! The Happy Half and 5K and Beer Mile return to Holiday Valley on Saturday, May 13. If you haven’t had a chance to sign up yet, there are still spots left in both the half marathon and the Beer Mile. (The 5K is sold out). Or come watch all the ... Read More »

Golf the Enchanted Mountains


By Elizabeth Riggs If you’re looking to tee off this spring and summer, look no further than right here in the Enchanted Mountains. With several courses to choose from, you have many excuses to cut out of work early! Holiday Valley Double Black Diamond 6557 Holiday Valley Road Route 219 PO Box 370 Ellicottville, NY 14731-0370 Phone: 716-699- 2345 ... Read More »

Happy Half, 5K and Beer Mile at HV May 13


The countdown to the spring’s happiest race is on! In just a couple short weeks, on Saturday, May 13, the Happy Half, 5K and Beer Mile return to Holiday Valley. The Happy Half begins at 10 a.m., with the 5K following at 10:20 a.m. Both races take runners out of the resort and along Route 219 toward Great Valley. This ... Read More »

Upgrades and New Equipment at HV Golf Course


By Elizabeth Riggs Do the warming temperatures have you ready to hit the links? This spring, head out to Ellicottville’s Holiday Valley for beautiful views, challenging greens, and a course that has something to offer everyone. Holiday Valley Golf Course, which fully-opened all 18 holes last Saturday, boasts an 18-hole, par 70 Double Black Diamond course which is both challenging ... Read More »

Allegany Adventure Run May 6


It’s race season, which means time to get out and see how all your hard work this winter has paid off! What better place to get in some competition than at Allegany State Park? The annual Allegany Adventure Run features trail race through the Art Roscoe area of the park. There are three distances to choose from: 6K, 13K and ... Read More »

Ellicottville Area Race Rundown: April and May


By Alicia Dziak Runners of all ages and abilities are gearing up for the spring race season. Whether you like a serious half marathon or prefer a shorter route with surprises along the way, whether you prefer to hit the pavement or hit the trails, the Ellicottville area has something for everyone this time of year. Read on to hear ... Read More »

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