Over the past decade, skier visits to Homewood have dropped 40%, Chapman said, and season passholder sales have fallen from 2,800 in 2012 to 1,800 this winter, a 36% decline. Even on big holiday weekends, Homewood is barely getting 1,000 skiers. In the Winter of 2022 Art Chapman president of JMA Ventures which bought Homewood in 2006 announced a new plan for it's development.
Over the past decade, skier visits to Homewood have dropped 40%, Chapman said, and season passholder sales have fallen from 2,800 in 2012 to 1,800 this winter, a 36% decline. According to Chapman, the large majority of current passholders are West Shore residents.
Because of the traffic and a younger generation that is more attracted to the steeper and bigger terrain of Palisades Tahoe and Northstar, Chapman said Homewood can no longer compete with the large resorts.
Source: "Day-Skier Model Doesn’t Work" Homewood Plans to Become Members Only Ski Resort
Homewood Switches Gears - Moonshine Ink - Update to March article June, 22

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“We’re going to get out of that [day ticket] business. The day-skier model doesn’t work for Homewood just like it isn’t working for a lot of small ski areas across the country, and so we’ve had to come up with a new model to sustain Homewood.”– Art Chapman, President of JMA Ventures (Owner of Homewood Mountain Resort).

See also:
Future of Homewood ski resort stirs up lively debate at Lake Tahoe | ABC7 San Francisco | abc7news.com - ABC7 San Francisco 2011