Skiing in Homewood Mountain Ski Resort, Tahoe City,
1260 ac/5.10 km²
7881 ft/2402 m
6230 ft/1899 m
Homewood Mountain Ski Resort is located a few miles south of Tahoe City near Homewood, on the west side of Lake Tahoe, California, USA.
It is one large ski resort, which has something unique to offer in comparison with other ski resorts. In California it is typical to ski under the sun or even with clouds. On stormy days however, you can’t ski. Operations are shutting down due to high winds.
Homewood has wind protected slopes and lifts, offering powder and tree skiing all day long. Homewood is a 1260 ac/5.10 km² skiable area with seven lifts. Top elevation is 7881 ft/2402 m and base elevation 6230 ft/1899 m. Snowfall is 400 in/1016 cm. It has 60 runs of which, 15% for beginners, 50% for intermediate and 35% for advanced skiers.
Longest run is 2 mi/3.2 km. Terrain parks are Lakeview and Kolby’s Escape. Climate is similar to Tahoe City, only 6.4 mi/10.3 km north on Highway 89.
How to Get to Destination
119 mi/191.5 km, 2 hrs 5 mins
East on Interstate 80 approximately 100 miles to Truckee. Take the "Hwy. 89 Lake Tahoe" exit (it's immediately after the Donner Lake exit), turn right onto Highway 89 and travel 13 miles to Tahoe City. At Tahoe City, turn right at the "Stoplight Y" onto Highway 89 for another 6 miles to Homewood Mountain Resort on your right. Watch for parking signs.
21.5 mi/34.6 km, 34 mins
West on Interstate 80 approximately 35 miles, take the "Hwy. 89 Lake Tahoe" exit, turn into the round-about and go back under the freeway toward Tahoe City (13 miles away). At Tahoe City, veer right at the "Stoplight Y" onto Highway 89 for another 6 miles to Homewood Mountain Resort on your right. Watch for parking signs.
FROM South Lake Tahoe
24 mi/38.6 km, 42 mins
Follow Highway 89 North along the lake to Homewood Mountain Resort.
Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO),
57 mi/91.7 km
Amtrak services the entire USA. Check the website for fares, tickets and schedules.
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