HoliMont is a ski area located in the state of New York in USA. The resort is in the town of Ellicottville, NY.
We recently ranked all of New York's ski resorts, so you can see where HoliMont stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
HoliMont is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with HoliMont. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit HoliMont's website.
There are numerous options to stay at HoliMont around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
HoliMont Terrain Overview
HoliMont has a total of 55 ski trails, which are serviced by 9 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. HoliMont is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 135 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 55 hectares, 0.2 square miles, or 0.5 square kilometers.
HoliMont's slopes see on average 200 inches (5.1 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 16 feet every year!
HoliMont has a summit elevation of 2,260 feet, or 689 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,560 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 700 feet (213 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
HoliMont has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
HoliMont Difficulty Level
43.4out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
HoliMont has 135 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.HoliMont is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 29% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 71%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is HoliMont good for beginners?
HoliMont can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 71% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
HoliMont is located in the state of New York, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Ellicottville, NY.
Ellicottville, NY 14731 USA
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Getting to HoliMont
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (HoliMont), its coordinates of 42.28000, -78.70000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Ellicottville, NY to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to HoliMont.
|Buffalo Niagara International Airport||BUF||Buffalo, NY||46 mi|
|Lester B. Pearson International Airport||YYZ||Toronto, ON||107 mi|
|Syracuse Hancock International Airport||SYR||Syracuse, NY||144 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to HoliMont.
|Bradford Regional Airport||BFD||Bradford, PA||33 mi|
|Niagara Falls International Airport||IAG||Niagara Falls, NY||58 mi|
|Erie International Tom Ridge Field||ERI||Erie, PA||77 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to HoliMont, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of HoliMont.
|Holiday Valley||Ellicottville, NY||2,250 ft||39%||2 mi|
|Kissing Bridge||Glenwood, NY||1,750 ft||35%||23 mi|
|Swain||Swain, NY||1,970 ft||38%||45 mi|
|Peek'n Peak||Clymer, NY||1,800 ft||33%||55 mi|
|Sugarloaf||Carrabassett Valley, ME||4,237 ft||67%||72 mi|
|Bristol Mountain||Canandaigua, NY||2,200 ft||38%||73 mi|
|Mount Pleasant of Edinboro||Cambridge Springs, PA||1,540 ft||28%||76 mi|
|Ski Sawmill||Morris, PA||2,215 ft||37%||89 mi|
HoliMont Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,260 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,560 ft|
|Vertical Drop||700 ft|
(29% Beginner, 29% Intermediate, 42% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||200 inches|