If you love skiing, snowboarding, toasty lodges, speedy chairlifts, coasting down green circles, flying down black diamonds or any combo of these, head to the slopes in Ellicottville!

Upcoming events at Holiday Valley include Telestock on Feb. 24, which includes free teleski demos and special lift tickets rates.

On Feb. 25, the annual Penguin Paddle raises funds for Holiday Valley’s Lounsbury Adaptive Program. Enjoy wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies “penguin style” down the bottom of Yodeler slope.

If you’re looking for another kind of downhill adventure, check out the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster, located near Tannenbaum Lodge, open Fridays through Sundays and daily over the February break.

Or head to Holiday Valley Tubing Company, where you can choose from up to 22 lanes to take your inflatable tube for a spin down. The best part? You can a tow back up!

For more info, visit www.holidayvalley.com.

Over at HoliMont, enjoy a snowshoe social on Feb. 18. Hike to the new lean-to, enjoy a campfire with friends, then head back down to the lodge.

Feb. 24 is Ladies’ Day, Pirates of the ‘Mont. The day includes telemark and ski lessons for $10, pirate drinks, airbrush tattoos and photos. Snowshoe or ski for buried treasure. End the day with a dance party to the sounds of Mo Porter.

For more info, visit www.holimont.com.