Trail Conditions Update

11/30: Open for dog skiing on Busy Beavers only. Packed powder. Classic tracks. Great skiing.

Women's Skate Ski Clinic is Saturday, January 23, 2016. Sign up today. Clinic fills fast. Call Mandy 406-581-6202 or email

Winter is here! Book your ski getaway in our cozy cabins, warm and welcoming lodge bunkrooms, or an unforgetable ski-in ski-out yurt adventure. 

Dont forget to purchase a gift certificate for a great holiday gift: What to get? Cabin stay, yurt stay, ski lessons, trail passes, Homestake Lodge tshirts, a ski package!

Looking forward to a great ski season 2015/2016.

Info coming soon on: Women's skate clinic (Jan 23, 2016), Junior Ski Program, weekly potluck ski nights under the lights! Check events page and Winter Prgms pages for posters and flyers.



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Homestake Lodge received Montana Governor Bullock's Eco Star 2013 Award for environmental stewardship. The award was received at a state house ceremony in April of 2014

Winter 2015/2016:


Jan 2, 2016: First day of Junior Program. See flyer with additional info. Practice begins at 10:30am. Get there early if you need equipment.

Jan 10, 2016: Free Learn to Ski Days with the Mile High Nordic Ski Education Foundation. The local club will provide free lessons and Homestake Lodge will provide free equipment rentals and trail passes to those signed up for the lessons. Sign up required: Call Mandy at 581-6202 or Chris at 585-8052 or email:

When: Sunday Jan 10, 2016 at 11am and 1pm 

January 23, 2016: Homestake Women's Skate Ski Clinic all day Saturday. Instructors: Mandy Axelson, Anya Bean, Kaelin Kiesel, and Heidi Makoutz

Flyer/Poster 2016 Women's Skate Clinic

Break into ability levels and ski instruction in the morning. Lunch is soup and rolls from Homestake Lodge, followed by a quick information session on equipment. The afternoon is spent on skiing the trails and doing some one on one work with the instructor. The day finishes up back at the lodge with some snacks and drinks and a waxing clinic. Great fun, so SIGN UP EARLY. The clinic fills up quickly. Give Mandy a call at 406-581-6202 or email at

Cost: $65 

Includes: Full day of instruction, trail pass, Lunch (soup, roll, cookie), and a Sauce Hat custom made for the event by Shayla

9:30am: Check in

10am: Morning instruction

11:30: Lunch

12:30pm: Group photo

12:30pm-2pm: Tour Ski trails and afternoon instruction

2:15pm: Wax clinic, snacks, and drinks

2:45pm: Wrap-up and Q&A regarding skate skiing equipment


Feb 6, 2016: Homestake Hustle! Second annual Youth Ski Races for U14's. We will have a 1k, 3k, and 5k loop starting and finishing at the lodge. Races, food and fun afterwards. A low-key, fun kids race. Any one can sign up and participate. Call or email us for more info. Flyer Homestake Hustle 2016