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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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Some outsanding lake views.

It a small ski resort a few high speed lifts. Depending on the conditions and season the quality of the sking varies. There are a few trails that have just amazing lake views, the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
offtherock165
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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We have been coming here for years and the prices are some of the best in the area. Although an hour drive or so, the views rival Heavenly. There are some black diamond runs, but this is mostly a place with great greens and blues. Pack a lunch because parking is close and you can easily get the lunch out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It a small ski resort a few high speed lifts. Depending on the conditions and season the quality of the sking varies. There are a few trails that have just amazing lake views, the optics make it look like you are skiing into the lake. A must do just for that!

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 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 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 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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