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The Homestead

  I skied at The Homestead a lot when I was a kid. I learned to ski there, and I have many good memories of that place. I've been skiing much bigger mountains since then, but I still think The Homestead is great. Says Frank.

It's a big wide slope with some smaller slopes on the side. I like it, it's pretty. Says Rudy.

The annual snowfall of 4 feet is of course not top-notch, but not too shaggy either. This ski hill has an average percentage of
    advanced and expert slopes and an average share of beginner and intermediate slopes. The Homestead has a comparatively humble array of slopes and enough ski lifts to serve them all. This ski mountain has 9 trails, and they are great
to ski on. The nearest ski area with a higher drop from top to bottom is 26 miles away. The Homestead gets covered by less than average snow every snow season. This is a small ski hill boasting a roughly average elevation difference compared to other mid Atlantic ski areas. The 700 foot height difference is unsurprisingly not that much to boast about, but The Homestead has so many other splendid characteristics. All of the 5 different ski lifts are fun to get  
a ride with. The skiable territory being 45 acres, it makes for a friendly skiing experience. You may have to settle for a hotel a bit far away from the bottom area if you want to stay an extra day, but if you donít have reservations, you might end up sleeping in your car. A little bit of exercise and just being on the trails for a while tops anything. Snowboarding and skiing in this part of Virginia is so much fun the whole ski season. You get loads of skiers driving up here from Roanoke on snowy weekends. The ski map on this internet page will give you a good idea what The Homestead is like. Virginia gets enormously charming during snow season; it is truly a splendid time of year for skiing or snowboarding.






      



 

Hotels Near The Homestead ski area, Virginia

The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs
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3.4 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Covington, Covington
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12.2 miles away
Holiday Inn Express COVINGTON, Covington
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12.2 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

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These outdoors activities are available near The Homestead ski area.
 Ski Areas Near The Homestead ski area:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 26 miles away
   1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
   23% Expert & Adv.
   36% Intermediate
   41% Beginner
Wintergreen, Virginia , 64 miles away
   1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   42% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 65 miles away
   850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Timberline, West Virginia , 67 miles away
   1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
   32% Expert & Adv.
   34% Intermediate
   34% Beginner
Massanutten, Virginia , 81 miles away
   1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Winterplace, West Virginia , 89 miles away
   603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
   15% Expert & Adv.
   44% Intermediate
   41% Beginner
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 89 miles away
   500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
   33% Expert & Adv.
   33% Intermediate
   34% Beginner
Wisp, Maryland , 94 miles away
   700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
   31% Expert & Adv.
   28% Intermediate
   41% Beginner
 Whitewater Near The Homestead ski area:
Wilson Creek, Alleghany County , 6 miles away, Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (Douthat Park Dam to Jackson River)
Jackson River, Alleghany County , 6 miles away, Class I-II - 42.5 miles long (Gathright Dam to James River)
Cowpasture River, Botetourt County , 11 miles away, Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Griffith to James River)
 Trails Near The Homestead ski area:
Open Trail, Bath , 2 miles away
George Trail, Bath , 2 miles away
Mountain Top Trail, Bath , 2 miles away
 National Parks Near The Homestead ski area:
Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA , 44 miles away
 Golf Courses Near The Homestead ski area:
Lower Cascades Golf Club, Hot Springs , 0 miles away
Cliff View Golf Club & Inn, Covington , 9 miles away
Alleghany Country Club, Covington , 10 miles away

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