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Address

5145 Westlake Blvd
Homewood, CA 96141
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Overview by Peter Oliver

Homewood is something of a surprise. Roughly halfway between the communities on the north shore and the congestion of the south shore, it is in something of a no-man's-land and is often overlooked. Yet it's a pretty substantial ski area that packs a pretty substantial wallop. There are lines on Quail Face that are seriously steep even if they are short; otherwise, Homewood terrain reflects a relatively even balance between intermediate and expert runs. But the calming family atmosphere—reflected in the resort's unofficial logo, "Smile, you're at Homewood"—makes it one of Tahoe's best beginner resorts. In-your-face views of Lake Tahoe are a Homewood specialty, but with that comes a downside. Because its base is at the edge of the lake, Homewood isn't blessed with the abundant, light snow of some other Tahoe areas. In mid-winter, Homewood can be a great getaway spot, but early and late in the season, when the snow cover is thinner, you're better off going elsewhere.

Where: Homewood is a three-hour drive southeast from San Francisco, a two-hour drive from Sacramento, and a one-hour drive from Reno.

Price
$$?
Average Snowfall
450 Inches
Skiable Acreage
1260
Vertical Drop
1650 feet
Terrain:
15% beginner, 50% intermediate, 35% advanced
Number of Runs
64
Number of Lifts
8
Season
Mid-December to April
Related Resources
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Weather for Homewood

Current Conditions:
Fair, 42 F
Forecast:
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 50 Low: 32
Thu - Partly Cloudy. High: 55 Low: 32
Fri - Snow. High: 33 Low: 24
Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 43 Low: 26
Sun - Few Showers. High: 50 Low: 30


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Last Updated: March 24 2014 05:01 PM


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