- ABOUT THE SPOT
Snowboarding in Homewood Mountain Ski Resort, Tahoe City, 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.