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Homewood Mountain Resort

Homewood Mountain Resort

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

91

Rank in
Region

10

Rank in
State

9

This resort is often compared with:

Mammoth
Squaw Valley
Boreal Mountain Resort
Best time for snow at
Homewood Mountain Resort
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Homewood Mountain Resort

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Thursday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0-1"
Saturday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
3-5"
Monday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Powderfares - 6"+ snow on the way! Go now!
Powderfares!
6"+ of snow
on the way
Go now!
LAX to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Tue Feb 28
United
$496
SEA to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Tue Feb 28
Alaska
$522
EWR to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$567
MSP to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$671
BOS to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$699
IAD to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$701
SFO to RNO
depart Sat Feb 25
return Mon Feb 27
United
$708
DFW to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$740
ORD to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$863
IAH to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Tue Feb 28
United
$993
ATL to RNO
depart Fri Feb 24
return Mon Feb 27
United
$1,029
True Snow: 350" per year
Snow Quality Rank

103

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

55

Homewood Mountain Resort is ranked No. 55 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

16.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

32.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

30.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

55

Homewood Mountain Resort is ranked No. 55 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

103

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Homewood Mountain Resort

Core Strengths
Snow Volume
rank
55
score
61.7
Travel Ease
rank
75
score
63.1
Overall
rank
91
score
60.0

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1650 ft

7880 ft
Base Elevation: 6230 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Homewood Mountain Resort

Homewood has no detail snow data, but we estimate 350 inches snowfall, based upon its location on the west side of Lake Tahoe. Homewood is forested to its 7,900 foot summit, so powder skiing can be good even on severe storm days. Average snow density of 12% is not the blower of the Rockies but easily managed on modern fat rockered skis

Accumulation and Preservation

With its abundant snowfall Homewood should average about 3/4 open at Christmas. However, California droughts can be extreme, so even the snowiest areas are less than ¼ open at Christmas in the worst 15% of seasons. Homewood is about half east-facing and elevation tops out at 7,900 feet, so overall snow preservation is below average for the Sierra.