Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Elevation

  • 3200ft
    Summit
  • 700ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 2500ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    30%

  • Intermediate Runs

    60%

  • Advanced Runs

    0%

  • Expert Runs

    10%

  • Runs

    10

  • Longest Run

    0.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    42 ac

  • Snow Making

    100 ac

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Overview

The Homestead, located in Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, is great for skiing and snowboarding. The ski area consists of more than 45 acres of well maintained trails perfect for all ability levels. This year the resort is proud to offer the only Rossignol Experience Center in the Southeast. The resort boasts nine downhill ski runs and an Olympic-size ice rink at the base of the slopes. Renowned in the area as the perfect family and learn-to-ski area.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/21/202003/01/2021
  • Days Open Last Year
    91
  • Projected Days Open
    100
  • Years Open
    61
  • Average Snowfall
    50"

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10 restaurants, spa and saloon, ski shop, ski school, special ski and skate packages.

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The Homestead Ski Area Reviews

JennySmith
29th January 20103
We spent a weekend at the Homestead. The ski instructor was wonderful, and it was nice that the place was not crowded....Full review
anonymous_user
30th January 20085
I learned to ski at The Homestead 25 years ago and I still love to ski. I find The Homestead to be...Full review
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Contact Info

  • The Homestead Ski Area

    PO Box 2000

    24445 Hot Springs

    Virginia

    United States


    Phone: 540-839-7721

    stay@thehomestead.com

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation