Atmoshphere, Price, Variety of Trails, Night Skiing
Crowded, Short Vertical Drops,
I have routinely been skiing HV at least once a year for the past 7 years. The overall experience of the resort is second to none. Keeping in mind that this is relative to the rest of eastern NY, PA areas, the skiing is excellent as well. I drive about 3 hours from outside of Cleveland, making a single day trip possible. To get anything better than Holiday Valley is impossible within this distance, and I would have to up it to a 9 or so hour drive to make upstate NY or VT. For overall value, atmosphere, and experience, HV gets my vote.