holiday-valley.jpgEllicottville, N.Y. - Holiday Valley's 54th winter season will begin on Tuesday, December 7 at 9:00AM. Three lifts and four slopes will be open on Tuesday and more terrain will open as the resort continues to make snow and receive natural snow. Snowmaking began on November 26 and has operated as temperatures permitted. The resort has received more than 10 inches of snow over the past 5 days. The forecast for the Ellicottville area is for night time temperatures in the teens and low 20's which is ideal weather for snowmaking. Lake effect snow and snow showers are also predicted through the week. Holiday Valley targets full operation of all 58 slopes and 13 lifts on or before the Christmas holiday starting December 25.  Holiday Valley is a four-season resort located in Ellicottville, New York.  Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, tubing and conferences.  Summertime visitors enjoy golf, swimming, mountain biking, hiking, meetings, conferences and weddings.  Holiday Valley Resort is on the web at


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