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Snowboarding in Homewood Mountain Ski Resort, Tahoe City, California USA

Skiable area:
1260 ac/5.10 km²
Top elevation:
7881 ft/2402 m
Base elevation:
6230 ft/1899 m
Snowfall:
400 in/1016 cm
Runs:
60
Homewood Mountain Ski Resort is located a few miles south of Tahoe City near Homewood, in the west side of Lake Tahoe, California, USA.

The resort is perfect for snowboarding. It is one large ski resort, which has something unique to offer in comparison with other ski resorts. In California it is typical to snowboard under the sun or even with clouds. On stormy days, however, you can’t snowboard.

Operations are shutting down due to high winds. Homewood has wind protected slopes and lifts, offering powder and tree snowboarding all day long. Homewood is a 1260 skiable ac/5.10 km² area with seven lifts. Top elevation is 7881 ft/2402 m and base elevation is 6230 ft/1899 m. Snowfall is around 400 in/1016 cm.

It has 60 runs of which, 15% are for beginners, 50% for intermediate and 35% for advanced snowboarders. Longest run is 2 mi/3.2 km. Terrain parks are Lakeview and Kolby’s Escape. Climate is similar to Tahoe’s City only 6.4 mi/10.3 km north on Highway 89.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sacramento
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.
BY CAR FROM Reno
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.
BY CAR FROM South Lake Tahoe
24 mi / 38.6 km, 42 mins
Follow Highway 89 North along the lake to Homewood Mountain Resort.
BY AIR
Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO),
57 mi / 91.7 km
BY TRAIN

Amtrak services the entire USA. Check the website for fares, tickets and schedules.

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