Holiday Mountain, New York

A Great Place to Learn

Holiday Mountain Ski Area is located in the Catskills about 90 minutes from New York City.

With 15 slopes and trails, seven lifts, a 400-foot vertical drop, 100 percent snowmaking and night skiing, Holiday has something for everyone.

Snowboarders are welcome and rental equipment is available at the base lodge.

Holiday Mountain is a great place to learn to ski. The Ski School's PSIA-certified instructors teach groups or private lessons.

Every year Holiday holds it's annual Winter Carnival in late February and early March. This highlight of the winter season features races of all kinds: on shovels, trays and skis; a ski tug-o-war; snow golf; snow softball; hayrides and clowns.

The Chalet at Holiday Mountain has everything you need both during and after skiing: a rental shop, cafeteria, ski shop, ski school, lounge, ski patrol, fully-equipped first aid room, restrooms and coin lockers.

Holiday Mountain Ski Area is easily reached by major highways. From New York City, take the Thruway to Exit 16 (Harriman) and Route 17 west (the Quickway) to Exit 107 (Bridgeville), 4 miles east of Monticello, N.Y.

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Mountain Statistics for Holiday Mountain
Base Elevation: 900 ft (274 meters)
Summit Elevation: 1,300 ft (396 m)
Vertical Drop: 400 ft (122 m)
Skiable Area: 60 acres (24 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 90 in (229 cm)
Longest Run: 4,100 ft (1,250 m)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 4
Uphill Lift Capacity: 7,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Tube Lift
1 Rope Tows
1 Double Chairs
1 Triple Chair
Number of Trails: 7
Trail Ratings for Holiday Mountain
Easiest: Easiest 30%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 30%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Holiday Mountain
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Restricted Areas: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Half Pipe: Yes