Solitude Mountain Resort Blog


The Time is Now

Posted By: Matt Farinelli, March 12, 2018

Whenever friends back East ask me the best time to plan a ski trip to Utah, my answer is always the same: “If you need to plan ahead, come anytime in March.”

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A Dining Tour of Solitude

Posted By: Nick Como, February 4, 2018

Skiing makes us hungry. Very, very hungry. Some of our “simpler” family members call us foodies. Not really, we’re more….eaters. 

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You Wish You Could Ski Like Me

Posted By: Jeremy Pugh, December 6, 2017

While my fellow Solitude blogger, Nick Como, is busy sitting on walls and getting super bendy and ... 

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Far East in the West

Posted By: Solitude Mountain, October 16, 2017

A classic Wasatch blower storm was winding down, dropping over 40 inches in two days as the parting clouds began to mix with glimpses of sun. It hadn’t stopped snowing all winter, just brief windows of clearing that typically accompanied a day of sun sandwiched between storm cycles. I was running on fumes, having not taken a day off in close to a month and in need of something to eat—a good problem to have given the winter’s stellar conditions.

The racks of skis outside Solitude’s on-mountain restaurant, the Roundhouse were packed. Apparently the rumors of the best Himalayan food in Salt Lake City were true. I had spent the morning catching up with friends who were visiting from out of town, lapping knee-deep powder, serendipitously timed with the opening of Evergreen. The conditions were surreal, yet the day wasn’t even half over. So I was looking forward to finally tasting the acclaimed cuisine while I waited for the Highway to Heaven backcountry gate to open.

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How to Stay Warm on Your Ski Vacation

Posted By: Nick Como, December 21, 2016

Oooh baby, it’s cold outside. While staying indoors in comfy slippers, under a blanket in front of a roaring fire sounds great, storm day skiing is the best skiing. Here are a few tips on how to stay warm and chase snowflakes around the mountain.

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SKI Magazine Resort Review

Posted By: Ryan Mayfield, October 20, 2016

Last year, Solitude landed at No. 30 in these rankings and here it is rising up to No. 21. Is this the touch of its new Deer Valley owners? The food definitely improved this past season (No. 19), and there was a night-and-day difference in the extent and quality of the grooming (No. 9). But the realignment of the high-speed Apex lift to access a new high-speed Summit chair was a game changer. While old-timers grumbled (“Don’t spoil a good thing…the addition of the high-speed Summit lift was not an improvement”), the rest of us were thrilled to trade a long ride on two ancient lifts for two high-speed hops to the top of Honeycomb Canyon. (“The new Summit lift is wonderful. It opens up the best terrain with a good reliable lift.”)

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