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The Homestead Ski Area

The Homestead Ski Area
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last update on Jan 11, 2017
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Mountain Stats

Elevation2500 ft - 3199 ft
SeasonDecember - March
Opening DayDec 22, 2017
Closing DayMar 1, 2018
Capacity N/A

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $42
1 day youth $32
1 day child $8
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Total 5
Hours9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Skiable Terrain

Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 44 acres
Number of Slopes 10


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Interesting facts

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  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 699 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1184 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The highest point of the track is 3199 ft above sea level.
  • Season starts on Dec 22 and ends on Mar 1 (69 days). Average season duration in the USA is 118 days.
  • During the season (from Dec 22 till Mar 1) the average snow depth at The Homestead Ski Area is 28 ". Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average base depth of 28 ".
  • The Homestead Ski Area features 20 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 27 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 11 sunny days.

The Ski Resort

The Homestead Ski Area belongs to the popular The Homstead Resort which exists since 1766. Homestead opened its ski hill in 1959 and since then many have enjoyed skiing here. The area totals 18 hectares and offers trails and slopes for all abilities. Surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains you´ll get a unique skiing experience. Lessons are available for all levels. However, the Bunny School focuses especially on the needs of kids. Other fun activities include ice skating, cross country skiing and guided snowmobiling tours during which you can explore the vast winter landscapes around the resort. Selfevidently, you can use all the resort´s amenities such as the  Europran style Spa and the resort´s great restaurants.


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The Homestead
1 Wood Ridge Road
MI 49636
Glen Arbor
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