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Homewood Mountain Resort

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Address: 5145 W. Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA
Phone Number: 5305846800
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Beautiful view of the lake and reasonable price

It is much more reasonable price compared with the big resorts closed by. And very easy to get access. Plus it is close to the lake and has a beautiful view when you get on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2016
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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Homewood is a classic small family friendly ski resort on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. When I mean on the shore, the view of the Lake is right at your feet. It's so spectacular, you feel like you will ski right into the Lake. Most of the runs are groomed intermediate or beginner and the tree skiing, when there... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

It is much more reasonable price compared with the big resorts closed by. And very easy to get access. Plus it is close to the lake and has a beautiful view when you get on the top of mountain.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Homewood will not be all things to all people. They seem to encourage the mountain staff to be friendly to guests and this seems genuine and not overdone. Kudo's to Homewood's staff. There is a good amount of varied terrain and I would recommend Homewood to intermediate or advanced intermediate skiers looking for a less expensive option than the mega... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Homewood is a low-keyed ski resort with great runs and rarely any lift lines. The prices are very low compared to most other Tahoe resorts. If you're concerned about safety, you'll appreciate the uncrowded runs where collisions are unlikely and advanced skiers/boarders are careful around beginners. The parking lot is a fun place to be mid-day where people and dogs... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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163 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Great view and not nearly as many people as most of the other resorts (it was Tuesday - Friday and spring break for some). My longest line was two groups in front of me. The online 3-day pass was $63/day without restrictions. The terrain reminds me of Northstar and Bear Valley. The downside is only one fast lift (a quad)... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Grandchildren wasted two winters in enormous classes a Heavenly. Son's Snowboard instructor at Heavenly failed to start lesson with proper Fall techniques. Now has lower back injury. Ski instructors at Homewood had Grndkids up and skiing in a day. Two master the Mountain and was on Black Diamond runs in a day. Smaller classes really payoff.

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Inexpensive, uncrowded, the most beautiful view of any ski area on earth, rustic, friendly staff, and of course, on powder days, the trees at Homewood are the place to be. Locals have long known this.

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I drove around from the other side of the lake to this smaller ski resort to avoid the expensive lift tickets and crowds. As you take the lift up, you can turn around and it looks like the slope goes straight into the lake. Sadly, I guess this place is rarely open because of a lack of snow on this... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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176 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Homewood is a great resort. Its never super busy, it has incredible views. Its great on a pow day. If you're you are thinking of heading their for the terrain parks, maybe reconsider. A really great resort overall.

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Thank eric F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

What a hidden gem right in the middle of it all! I mean, if you want to pay under $100 and get killer runs and unbeatable views, this is your place. There were plenty of runs and of all levels of difficulty. I am a beginner, and there were tons of ways to get down to the lodge from the... More 

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