Homewood | TahoeDailyTribune.com


Homewood Mountain Resort holds a special place in the hearts of skiers and riders who have been awed by its extraordinary views. The varied ski and snowboard terrain rises dramatically up from the shoreline of beautiful Lake Tahoe, resulting in a singular skiing experience. Breathtaking views are a part of each turn you make and you have the exhilarating feeling that if you blow a turn you will end up in the lake. Homewood is designed to be a resort where the ultimate boundary is your imagination.

Located on the densely forested West Shore, Homewood is one of California’s last unspoiled winter resorts. Unlike most other ski areas in the United States which occupy land leased from the U.S. Forest Service, Homewood’s 1,700 acres are privately held and 1,260 are skiable. The management of Homewood is environmentally sensitive and considerate of West Shore traditions. To that end, the resort is maintained in the same nearly natural state as when silver was discovered here in the 1860’s. The rustic village of Homewood that surrounds the base of the ski resort provides a variety of dining, shopping and recreational activities for off-mountain enjoyment.

The average snowfall at Homewood is 482 inches (512 inches last season). The base elevation is 6,230 feet and the summit is 7,800 feet, making for a vertical drop of 1,650 feet. There is a day lodge at the north and south base areas of the mountain.

Homewood is a powder lover’s paradise! Skiers can take in fantastic panoramas from 99% of Homewood’s 56 runs spread out over 1,260 acres. There are four chairlifts and four surface lifts to whisk skiers and riders to incredible powder and tree skiing and excellent groomed runs that will satisfy every skill level. The varied terrain is rated 15% beginner, 50% advanced and 35% vital intermediate. The longest run is two miles.

Homewood is a great mountain for the family that likes to ski and play together. The resort is family oriented and the friendly staff encourage nonstop fun. The varied terrain enables all of the family members to have a challenging and enjoyable experience suited to individual abilities. Kids ten years and under ski free!


P.O. Box 165

Homewood, CA 96141

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