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Monday, July 20th, 2009

New Quad Lift!

That’s right – Solitude Mountain Resort has begun installation on Powderhorn II, a $1.5 million improvement to the lift system. This new fixed grip quad replaces the original Powderhorn double, a holdover from its mid-70s installation – albeit with an improved lift line .  Coming on the heels of last winter’s $7 million investment in […]

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Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Five Course Wine Dinner at St. Bernard’s (8/1)

Limited to just 45 lucky diners, enjoy five courses of Chef Matt Barrigar’s finest seasonal dishes. Dinner is $60, with wine pairings an additional cost. Call 800-748-4754 for reservations. Wine Dinner Menu: August 1st 2009 Appetizer Mussel and Scallop Ceviche Mixed with fresh cilantro, diced cucumber, grilled scallions, and citrus juices on an Idaho potato […]

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Whoa…It’s Spring, I mean Summer!

Mud season quickly turned into rain season…or is that just another way of saying mud season was extra long this year? Either way, Summer is officially here, as of June 21. And as if on cue, the sun is shining, the mountains are green, flowers are beginning to bloom, so tada! Summer is here. As […]

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Monday, April 13th, 2009

Guest Post: Caroline Gleich

Utah’s poster girl weighs in after a day on the hill at Solitude: “During the springtime at Solitude, the snow piles up extra deep in the woods.  We found bottomless powder off of Powderhorn on the Milkrun and from Summit chair in the Evergreen forest.  It’s a great time to take advantage of spring specials […]

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Monday, March 30th, 2009

$39 Lift Tickets at Solitude!!

Solitude’s Spring Stimulus allows you to enjoy the best snow conditions of the year for just $39 a day (juniors ski for only $29/day). With a 114″ base and over 70″ of snow in the past seven days there is no reason not to take full advantage of the few remaining weeks of winter! Solitude […]

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Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Who needs a Bed & Breakfast…

…when you can have a slopeside bed and a gourmet dinner instead? Take for instance the new special the Inn at Solitude is offering – it includes a room a stone’s throw from the lifts and three courses served fireside at St. Bernard’s. There are only a few weeks of spring skiing left – really […]

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Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Ski Salt Lake Shootout

The Ski Salt Lake Shootout inaugural competition produced magazine covers and images published worldwide. The shootout returned for its sophomore run Feb. 22-26, 2009 and Solitude provided the background for many memorable images sure to grace a few magazine pages next winter! Photographers and athletes were paired to battle for cash prizes and bragging rights […]

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Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Aerial Mountain Tour of Solitude

Can’t afford to hire a private heli for the day? Well, grab a seat in ours and feast your eyes on a scenic ride from frontside groomers to the depths of Honeycomb Canyon.  Soar and float like a bird above skiers and boarders making their way down the hill – with no risk of motion […]

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Friday, February 6th, 2009

Solitude’s Nordic Center Offers Great Instruction

One on One instruction @ the Solitude Nordic Center One of the benefits of working at a mountain resort is occasionally we do an employee specific event, like we did last night at the Nordic Center. The idea was simple, expose our employees to something here at Solitude they would never otherwise do on their […]

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Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Getting Off The Beaten Path

Last weeks fury of powder days left most of us exhausted: all the non-stop top to bottom runs, screaming “THAT was the best run of the year”, and repeating the cycle.  Now that the skies have cleared and warm air and sun are plentiful the draw to being outside is great – far greater than […]

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