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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, 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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Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Utah makes a guest appearance in…Utah?

With the return of the snow. Wait, strike that. With the return of redonkulous dumpage only found in the Wasatch, Utah started looking alot like, Utah again. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video that is 43 seconds long, at 30 frames per second, would be made up of 1,290 pictures. […]

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Saturday, December 12th, 2009

Avalanche Awareness Course Dec 19 & 20

Join members of Solitude’s Professional Ski Patrol and Snow Safety team to learn how to travel responsibly and safely outside resort boundaries. This two-day course is a great introduction to the identification of avalanche hazard and the skills needed to safely travel in the backcountry. The course will focus on identifying avalanche terrain, analyzing snow […]

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Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Powderhorn II Ready for Operation

With the final bolts tightened, tests passed and chairs hung, Utah’s largest on-mountain improvement for the upcoming season is ready for action – Powderhorn II. Powderhorn II starts near the bottom of Sunshine Bowl, travels above a widened Concord ski run, and ends in the same location as the original Powderhorn Lift. Some terrain improvements […]

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Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Solitude Ranks High In Ski Magazine Reader’s Poll

Far and away, the most legitimate resort awards program is by Ski Magazine. Being that actual skiers – the readers of the magazine – not editors swayed by advertising revenue and popularity contests, are rating the resorts they frequent, Solitude is proud of the amazing rankings we received. OVERALL – #26. Just being ranked is […]

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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

More news from 9800′

The chopper visited us again and flew in all the towers – believe it or not in about 3 hours they had every tower in place. Talk about efficiency – these guys should run the Senate or something. The next phase of this project will be to put thetop and bottom lift terminals in place, […]

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Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

PH II Progress Report

A picture is worth a thousand words, so here’s a few chapters to enjoy. Equipment in staging – lift towers and the like. We hired a heli to fly in concrete for the footings. This is the concrete bucket the heli swings around like a rag doll.

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Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Taste of the Nation For Two Package – $499

Just got word from our lodging and culinary team:  They are offering a special weekend package for the Taste of the Nation Event. This is the finest culinary event in Utah and all the proceeds go towards enging childhood hunger – a great cause!!  Dozens of vendors from Salt Lake’s top restaurants offer amazing samples […]

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