Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster

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Woman & daughter on Mountain Coaster at Holiday Valley Resort in warm weather

The Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster is a gravity-powered, downhill coaster at Holiday Valley Resort.  Ride solo or with a friend down the coolest adrenaline rush that can be found around!

Here are some Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster Stats...

  • Uphill track 1865 feet long
  • Vertical rise is 283 feet
  • Downhill track consists of 15 curves of varying length, 12 waves, 1 jump, plus a large circle / spiral.
  • The down hill has a maximum track grade of 23.6% and is 2,940 ft in length.
  • The overall ride is 4,805 ft long and takes about 6 minutes.

Read more information about the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster at Holiday Valley Resort.

Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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