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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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Top 10 site for Steelhead Fishing

Cattaraugus Creek has been listed in the top 10 sites for Steelhead Fishing (rainbow trout fishing) by 2 outdoor magazines. Steelhead Trout AKA Rainbow trout are very similar to Salmon in both taste and habits. Unlike other areas of the United States, our native Rainbow trout (Steelhead Trout) spend a majority of time in Lake Erie a freshwater lake and spawn in the Cattaraugus Creek and other tributaries.

The following is from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation's article "Steelhead Fishing in Lake Erie Tributaries"

Lake Erie's tributary streams, both big and small, receive an annual run of migratory rainbow trout called "steelhead." From October through April, thousands of steelhead ascend New York's Lake Erie tributaries on their mission to spawn. Excellent fishing opportunities await any angler who wishes to try their hand at steelhead fishing. Between the acrobatic leaps, long drag-screaming runs and rod quaking head shakes, the fight of an early run steelhead is a truly exhilarating experience.

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