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Snowboarder at Holiday Valley

Not a skier? Looking to get a little more adventurous? Try snowboarding in the Enchanted Mountains!  With 58 slopes and 13 high-tech lifts, Holiday Valley is the best place to try it out in the region. 

Holiday Valley

There's no better place around for both snowboarding experts and novices to partake in this action sport.  With great deals for both single and year-long passes, you'll be sure to find a deal that suits you.  If you're just beginning in the sport, there's no need to worry.  The resort offers dozens of individual training sessions and tutorials for all skill levels.

There are five terrain parks at the Valley.  Progression Park and Terrain Garden is perfect for beginners, with introductory level smaller boxes, rails and snow features.  The more difficult parks include a wall ride, kinked and straight rails, a battleship and a rain-see from Northern Rails.

Check out Holiday Valley's website for complete information on trails that they offer, along with lessons, deals, and upcoming events. 


Holimont offers lots for snowboarders to fall in love with as well.  Try out their dinosaur or "Turtle Box" for excitement galore.  In fact, they have over 40 features for a boarder to choose from.  Now open to non-members with their weekday experience packages! 

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