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Holiday Valley Resort Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Holiday Valley

Planning a ski trip to Holiday Valley? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Holiday Valley stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Holiday Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.3

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.7
  • Intermediate
  • 3.2
  • Expert
  • 2.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.5
  • Overall Value
  • 3.8

53 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (34)
  • 64
  • 4 Star Reviews (13)
  • 24
  • 3 Star Reviews (2)
  • 3
  • 2 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 1 Star Reviews (4)
  • 7

Helpful Highlights:

this is an excellent resort, if you can afford the inflated lift ticket prices ...

  • 3.3

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  • Chantel (31st January 2016)

    My family and I visited Holiday Valley a couple times this year. The resort has a great atmosphere from the freshly groomed and well maintained hills to the...

  • phish (16th January 2016)

    Slushy mcslusherson today. Warm temps at mid 30s and intermittent flurries. Should be an ice rink tonight. Beer is cold though!...

  • iuvaguior ( 1st January 2016)

    Great Mountain with a lot of variety. The mountain is fairly large so there are often minimal lines. Excellent glades in the Tannenbaum area. Only complaint...

  • thomasring1988 (15th November 2015)

    best place in New York ...

  • anonymous ( 3rd November 2015)

    I love Holiday Valley! Compared to other local Buffalo ski areas like Kissing Bridge and Buffalo Ski Club, HV is very affordable and well-maintaned. There...

  • Will (25th January 2015)

    A decent mountain with a wide variety of trails. more runs than nearby Bristol, but a shorter vertical. Runs are easier on average per color at Holiday th...

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$3.3 Million in Upgrades at Holiday Valley - ©Jane Eshbaugh, Holiday Valley Resort

$3.3 Million in Upgrades at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley, New York State’s most visited ski resort, has added to its automated snowmaking system, purchased two groomers, expanded the beginner’s area and accomplished a host of other projects for the 2017-2018 winter season. Guests of Holiday Valley will reap the benefits of more efficien...

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Holiday Valley Plans $3 Million in Improvements for 2017-18 - ©Jane Eshbaugh, Holiday Valley Resort

Holiday Valley Plans $3 Million in Improvements for 2017-18

Continual reinvestment is Holiday Valley’s trademark, and this summer the resort is adding to their automated snowmaking system, purchasing 2 groomers, adding a Magic Carpet lift to the beginner’s area and a host of other projects.

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Spring skiing is still happening at ski resorts in the Northeast and Midwest.

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Snow Before You Go: Bountiful Bluebird Skiing on Tap - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Snow Before You Go: Bountiful Bluebird Skiing on Tap

Small snow chances, but plenty of bluebird skiing this weekend.

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