“They’re an institution in Ellicottville,” remarked Jane Eshbaugh, Marketing Director at Holiday Valley. “They play great songs that everyone knows and for all ages. They’ll play just about anything you want.”
Constance Searby questioned it, skeptical of its feasibility, but, within a weekend, she became a believer and an advocate of HoliMont’s Phoenix Adaptive Ski Program. “My son Wil joined the program after a friend invited us up,” Searby said. “We were skeptical, but thought it would be fun for him to try a new activity. By the end of the weekend he was on tethers, going down the Bunny Hill and Chipmunk. We were sold and signed up the next year.”
HoliMont Ski Area, North America’s largest private ski area, is expanding. The project, also known as WestMont Ridge, has produced 31 rare, ski-in/ski-out building lots on the western side of HoliMont.
What do one million gallons of water, 200 snowmobilers and the Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel have in common? They’re all part of the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series, a featured event within the International Series of Champions (ISOC), to be hosted on the grounds of the Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, NY Feb. 22-24.
The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, NY offers many exciting opportunities for those looking to “escape” from their every day. February is the perfect month to plan that much needed mid-winter break. Make it an afternoon, or make it an overnight! In Salamanca, NY (located just 10 minutes from Ellicottville), there are plenty of enjoyable choices to keep you busy.
Safety. Prevention. Words that are not glamorous, but they are powerful! As a naturopathic doctor, safety means prevention, and one of six naturopathic principles just so happens to be Prevention. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” - Henry de Bracton. Perfect timing to talk about prevention, as February is National Cancer Prevention Month.
This is an aggressive title for a fitness column, isn’t it? As a certified personal trainer and certified Feng Shui practitioner, I see a direct tie between what is going on in our home and our bodies. They are linked together and both require you to address them with love and attention.
February is the perfect month to create memories with those you love. Family, friends or a significant other are sure to appreciate you for your thoughtfulness if you plan an activity or adventure that you can do together. It is the experiences in life that create fond memories. Whether you enjoy a traditional “date night” with a dinner and a movie, a romantic getaway weekend or are seeking out something fun to do with family in the great outdoors, nearby Pennsylvania offers you an opportunity to forge your own experiences that will reward you with memories that last a lifetime.
Holiday Valley is often known for hosting and creating events that are unique to the area, high in character, and a benefit to something inthe local community. There are a plethora of events which fit this billing this season, but one of the stand-outs is the newly created ‘Harley Day Valley’ event, set to rip into the resort Jan. 26-27, 2013.
Winter is here, and with that comes theinflux of people from near and far to the slopes of Holiday Valley. In the past, many companies and brands have created contest series or demo tours, to stay in front of a captive audience of customers. Things are changing for better or for worse however … marketing strategies and budgets are evolving (or dwindling in some cases) which creates a call for action. Luckily, two gentlemen are grabbing the proverbial bull by the horns, and have created an all new type of tour. Enter Inspired Media Concepts.
HoliMont Ski Area, North America’s largest private ski area devoted to family skiing adventures, is pleased to announce that itsWestMont Ridge development project is about to take its next step towards becoming a reality.
Winter sports can be ridiculously fun - once you’re comfortable enough on your equipment and in your surroundings. But giant hills covered with ice and snow and death cookies can be quite intimidating. Luckily for our friends who are beginners, January is ‘Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month’.
Snowboarding contests are different than any other sport. There are no nets or goals to determine a winner. There aren’t rebounds, nor rejections. The winner is determined based on a panel of experienced judges. For a long time, there was a lack of a rider-driven contest series that spanned multiple resorts and encompassed a majority of East Coast riders. Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Eastern Snowboard League.
I think it’s forgotten by some that our feet act as the platform for our entire body. Surprisingly, statistics show that over 75 percent of the population suffers from some sort of foot misalignment. At Dekdebruns Ski & Snowboard Shop, their custom footbeds are not only formed to properly support your feet and arches, but they may even help relieve the pain some suffer in different parts of their body while skiing or snowboarding.
Looking at the outside of The Red Door Ski Shop in Ellicottville, it may seem pretty buttoned up and well mannered, however, their roots come from a story connected to a little rebellion. Hard to believe, I know … but it’s true!
With the snow comes lots of fun (especially here in Ellicottville), long workdays, and unfortunately, sometimes injuries from various accidents. Musculoskeletal and neurological dysfunctions can be so frustrating because of the pain, decreased range of motion, and worst case, immobility. This article will cover some of the various naturopathic solutions for muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, nerves and connective tissue.
With her bubbly personality, bright smile and kind heart, Katy Herbach transformed the former Cooling’s Café into Katy’s Café and Cake Creations. It’s now known to many as a fresh, local hot spot and comfort zone for area residents and travelers.