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Fred Anderson Tow

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Name of Ski Area: Fred Anderson Tow
Location: Homer, on the homestead of Fred Anderson, just west of the present day Homer High School
Type of Area: Ski Hill
Dates of Operation: ????'s to ????'s ? (still researching)
Who Built It?: Fred Anderson
Base/Top/ Vertical Drop:

Base: ~200' / Top: ~300' / Vert: ~100'

Lifts: 1 Small Rope Tow
Miscellaneous: The tow was operated with a small electric motor
Sources of Information:

Fred Anderson (deceased)

Photos: Does anyone have pictures of skiing on Fred Anderson's homestead (or current pictures of the vicinity) that they would like to contribute to ALSAP ?


This topo map shows the Fred Anderson Tow location in Homer.

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A 1996 aerial view of Homer shows the location of where the Fred Anderson Tow used to exist.

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A zoomed-in view shows in more detail where this rope tow was located.  The Homer High School is the building to the right of the rope tow indication.

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Research Correspondence 

Kachemak Ski Club History, 1958-1996 by R.H. Moss

"Jake" John H. McLay Skiing Recollections



Links to Homer Lost Ski Areas:

Fred Anderson Rope Tow

Homer Elementary School Practice Hill

Homer First Rope Tow

Homer Second Rope Tow

Ohlson Mountain Air Force Rope Tow

Svedland - McLay Hill



Do you have further information, stories or pictures that you would like to contribute about this ski area?