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. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 61%
  • Beginner
  • 46%
  • Families
  • 61%
  • Intermediate
  • 57%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 50%
  • Advanced
  • 29%

Helpful Highlights:

We just loved our couple of days away. We spent March 16 and 17th skiing and we loved every minute of it. The sun was warm, the slopes were perfect and it...

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  • 5

    Great skiing but dang those snow guns!

    by Susan - 5th February 2014

    Pros: Quick lifts, good powder

    Cons: Snow-making creates zero visibility

    We went to HV for a ski getaway. I loved the runs - I'm an intermediate skier and it was enough difficulty to challenge me. My boyfriend is an expert skie... Full review

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  • 5

    This is where I fell in love with skiing!

    by NickACurtis - 27th September 2011

    Pros: Terrain & trail variety, night skiing, acreage, set in a SMALL, quaint town

    Cons: local teen skier/boarder hangout on weeknights

    This was the 2nd place I ever skied - Feb 2003...and I fell in love with skiing that weekend. My return trip this past Valentine's Day weekend affirmed all... Full review

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  • 5

    Holiday Valley Review

    by fcherichel - 27th December 2007

    Pros: lifts are spread out to keep lines short, tons of lake affect snow

    Cons: none

    This is what skiing or boarding should be FUN! Holiday Valley is a sweet spot to get away for a good weekend of riding. The layout of the mountain and the... Full review

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  • 5

    Holiday Valley Review

    by RickM - 1st March 2008

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    I'm 52 years old and grew up in New England and have skied at most of the resorts there and worked at quite a few to get through college. HV doesn't have mu... Full review

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  • 5

    Holiday Valley Review

    by syankeesflorida - 7th March 2008

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    I live in Pittsburgh,PA and about 5 times per winter i go to Holiday Valley. I just went on March 6th and it was wonderful skiing. The terrain parks are v... Full review

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  • 5

    Holiday Valley Review

    by Julie Rigg - 1st April 2008

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    Wow, we have visited my brother and his family who live in Ameherst as we are British and live in the UK. He took us skiing at Holiday Valley. We have sk... Full review

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