Programs

HoliMont's Bike Park Program

Ellicottville Mountain Biking

New York’s finest hiking and cycling experience.

Flow Trail & Lift Access

HoliMont has constructed a fun and flowy, 1 mile trail from the top of our Greer slope to the main chalet area. Recently added is a trail that connects the top of Sunset to the top of Greer. Access to this trail can be found by climbing up the HoliMont multi-purpose trail or from the 30+ miles of single track in the McCarthy Forest. We are currently offering up-hill lift service courtesy of our Sunset lift and 12 Deasonbuilt carriers purchased with member donations.

Ride & Hike

HoliMont has direct access to some of the best trails in Western New York. Whether you like to hike or bike, the single track trails in McCarthy State Forest has something for everyone. There are over 40 miles of IMBA Epic trails to ride in EVL and surrounding area.

Over the past 20 years, Ellicottville has gone from a large state forests with no singletrack trails to one of the best cycling destinations in the east. Mountain biking had always been popular at Holiday Valley since the early 90s, with the fall fest race starting at the beginning of that decade. But the riding there was just on dirt roads and downhill ski trails. While scenic, it was not very challenging (except for the vertical!) and didn’t extend into the 6,000 acres of adjacent state forest.

WNYMBA

In 1997, WNYMBA called up the Region 9 State Forester and asked if we could build some singletrack in the state forest and was promptly told “no”. Back in the 90’s trail cyclists were seen as irresponsible outlaws who had no place in the forest. WNYMBA knew better and set out to prove that cycling could work in the state forests.

Golden Hill, Sprague Brook Park and Hunter’s Creek Park are also a stones throw away for even more riding fun.

The nearby Finger Lakes Trail offers extended hiking opportunities for day trips and multi-day excursions.

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A cut above the rest.

Weekend Lift Access

During the Summer Season, we have unlimited rides available between the hours of 10:00am – 4:30pm on the day of purchase.

Summer Biking Trails

8 Trails provide more than 7 miles of riding for all abilities.

Biking for Everyone

Custom Designed Trails from beginner freeride pedal access to blue and black technical downhills!

Epic Hiking

Direct Access to 35+ miles of WNYMBA Epic Trail System in McCarty Hill and Little Rock City State Forest!

Adventure is Calling

Trails Include organic features such as roots and rocks as well as machine built berms, jumps, and drops including some wooden features.

Grooming Standards

Winter Grooming of select trails for Winter Fat Bike and XC Ski Access!

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