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Homewood Ski Resort Guide

Homewood, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Intermediates.
Highest Lift7,881ft
Resort Height6,230ft
 Nearest AirportsChicago O'Hare and Reno Tahoe
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The American ski resort of Homewood is at an altitude of 6,230ft.


Homewood is part of the Lake Tahoe ski area with access to 161 miles of downhill skiing, with 84 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Homewood itself (57 pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Lake Tahoe ski resorts of Boreal, Diamond Peak, Donner Ski Ranch, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mount Rose Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Palisades Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Sugar Bowl.

The ski resort itself is at 6,230ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 7,881ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Homewood offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Homewood offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Homewood.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Quail Face'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Homewood?

The next notable snow forecast is 5in, expected on 9 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Homewood

Ski Area Stats

Homewood Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Lake Tahoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
161 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
62 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Homewood Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,881ft
Lowest Trail6,230ft
Resort Altitude (Homewood)6,230ft
Max Vertical1,650ft

Location and Map

Where is Homewood?

This ski resort is in Bloom, Cook, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Homewood is Chicago O'Hare, 44 minutes drive away.

Reno Tahoe, Sacramento, Mitchell/Milwaukee and Chico Muni airports are all within three hours drive.

Chicago O'Hare and Reno Tahoe are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 6,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Homewood open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Homewood, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Homewood Tourist Office for the latest.

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