Archive for 2010

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Are You a Better Biker Than A 7 Year Old?

…probably not this one.  Read on: With a free invitation and an adventurous seven year old, I excitedly headed up to Solitude for a little mountain biking unaware of the beautiful and diverse terrain that awaited us. I have biked all over the Wasatch but, never considered that Solitude had mountain biking available. Not only […]

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Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Silver Fork Expansion Application

Solitude Mountain Resort is applying for 182 acres of lift served skiing in Silver Fork Canyon, a reduction from the original proposal of 462 acres. The popular Meadow Chutes and West Bowl are NOT part of the proposed expansion that would include only one new lift, as well as a realignment of the current Honeycomb […]

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Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Why You Should Go on a BackTracks Tour

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Monday, March 22nd, 2010

What’s your fantasy?

From the first time I saw Fantasy Ridge, towering high above the east face of Solitude Mountain Resort’s Honeycomb Canyon, I knew that I wanted to ski it . . . I just didn’t know if I had the guts.  You see, Fantasy Ridge isn’t your normal ski run.  In fact, it’s not a ski […]

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Friday, March 19th, 2010

A skier’s best friend

If it’s true that a dog is a man’s best friend, then wouldn’t it make sense to assume that an avalanche rescue dog is a skier’s best friend? I think so! Especially considering that these specially trained dogs bring such a valuable skill and service to the table. And what would that be you ask? […]

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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Time to try something new

I had an epiphany the other day.  Do you want to know what it was?  Of course you don’t!  My epiphany, however simple it may be, is that I’m going to try something new . . . every day . . . or at least as often as I can.  What classifies as something new? […]

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Solitude Mountain Resort Goes Mobile

Let’s just be honest. You want what you’re looking for as fast as you can get it – especially when it comes to skiing. You want to know what the road & ski conditions are like and what runs are groomed. And chances are, you’re looking up all this information on your mobile device as […]

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Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Lock lips this Valentine’s Day . . . Solitude Style

Valentine’s Day is all about love. And what says love more than laying one on your significant other? Especially if the setting, or the elevation, takes his or her breath away! If you’re looking to woo your mate, or simply elevate your love life, pay attention, because I’m about to share some information that is […]

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Monday, February 1st, 2010

SLC All-Star Chefs Bring Their Tastes to Solitude

Elevate your taste buds with Guest Chef Thursdays at St. Bernard’s. Over (at least) the next 4 weeks, a who’s who in the Salt Lake City gastronomic scene will be treating diners to five unforgettable course in Solitude’s quaint alpine village. Imagine your favorite dishes from restaurants you know and love…now, picture them fireside at […]

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Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The Eagle Rants On

Last weekends’ snowstorm brought over 90″ inches of snow to Solitude (yippe!), but it also brought a slew of skiers from Smallwood {you figure out the translation} as well (bummer). The “feel” of Solitude is laid-back, relaxed and unpretentious – and unwelcome change is certainly in the air once our quaint resort is inundated with […]

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