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Solitude Mountain Resort

Solitude Mountain Resort   |  Adam Clark
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They say Solitude isn't just a name, it's a promise. Ask a Solitude season pass holder, they'll tell you the mountain resort is a relaxed environment, offers dozens of runs for all levels, has an abundance of hidden powder stashes and offers up plenty of opportunities for skiers and riders to challenge themselves. Up for the challenge? Solitude is an intermediate skier's delight. Nearly half of the 1,200 acres, 82 runs, 8 lifts and 2,000+ vertical feet are labeled for those in the middle. It's crazy to think with all that mountainscape and the canyon's average 500 annual inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth® that peaceful seclusion is possible. Nevertheless, solitude is very much a reality. With so many incredible mountain ski resorts within an hour of Salt Lake City International Airport, there is certainly enough mountain to go around.

Plan Your Ski Trip

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Solitude Trail Map

82 Runs

2,494 Feet of Vert

1,200 Skiable Acres

40 Minutes From Salt Lake City

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Passes and Tickets

Ikon Pass holders, rejoice — you have unlimited access to ski and ride at Solitude Mountain Resort, plus access to over 50 ski resorts worldwide, including five other iconic ski resorts in Utah. Other season pass options include the Ultimate Family Pass, Midweek Pass and Junior Passes. Daily lift tickets are available for purchase online or at the ticket windows in Solitude Village and the Moonbeam Lodge.

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Lessons and Ski School

Solitude's Ski & Ride School offers private and group lessons for skiers and boarders of all ages. Whatever your comfort level, a session with one of Solitude’s pro instructors will help kick your skills up a notch (Read: Learn to Ski and Ride Better). Ladies, check out the Women on Wednesdays skill clinics (skiers only, for now). Little ones can join the Junior Explorers (ages 4-5) or Explorers (ages 6-13) groups while parents get a few relaxing hours of mountain time. Group lessons are available for teens and adults who want to hone skills and score some insider knowledge of Solitude’s best hidden spots.

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Resort Information

Who is Solitude for?

At Solitude, crowds are few, and with 82 named runs over 1,200 acres of terrain, you might just be able to enjoy a solo lap. As the name suggests, Solitude has a reputation as the least crowded ski resort in Utah. It’s also known for having some of the best runs on a powder day. Skiers and snowboarders are welcome at this highly-renowned but laid-back resort.

Solitude Mountain Resort has been making leaps and bounds to heighten its experience with the re-introduction of terrain parks and an upgraded high-speed 6-person chairlift, Eagle Express. The new terrain parks offer a variety of features for skiers and snowboarders of all levels, and the Eagle Express chairlift provides quicker access to the mountain's best groomers.

Run Tip: Warm up your ski legs off Sunrise and Moonbeam Express lifts, while experts choose among the trails off Summit, Eagle Express and Powderhorn II lifts.

Parking and Transportation

Parking at Solitude is available on a first-come, first-served basis on weekdays, but reservations are required Saturday, Sunday and during holiday periods for guests arriving before 11 a.m. Pricing is tiered depending on the number of occupants; parties of four or more park for free, while parties less than four will pay $10 to $35 depending on the day of the week and time of year. Season parking passes are also available for full season or weekdays only. Check out Solitude’s parking webcam to check crowd conditions before you head out. See more Utah ski vacation tips.

Visitors can also take the UTA Ski Bus (free for Solitude season-pass holders) or utilize local shuttle services like the Cottonwood Connect.

Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing

The Solitude Nordic Center is a well-kept secret. With more than 14 miles of trails for both cross-country skiing, skate-style skiing and snowshoeing, there’s plenty of room for Nordic fans. A shuttle runs from the main entrance to the Village, but you can also access trails from the Village side of the Nordic park. Season and day passes are available, as well as guided snowshoe and backcountry tours.

Restaurants and Places to Relax

Solitude Mountain Resort has plenty of spots to warm and refuel. Cozy up with a hot chocolate at Moonbeam Lodge or head to Solitude Village to satisfy your craving for aprés eats, hearty lunches and grab-n-go meals. Here are a few local favorites.

Stone Haus Pizzeria & Creamery: This is a family-favorite stop that’s guaranteed to resolve a hunger meltdown. Located at the heart of Solitude Village, stop by Stone Haus for tasty pizza, sandwiches, salads, bagels and of course, ice cream sundaes.

Roundhouse: For a delicious midday refuel, hit up Roundhouse at the base of Powderhorn II for Himalayan cuisine and draft beers. Work on your goggle tan by enjoying your meal on their sunny patio.

Yurt Dining Adventure: If you’re looking for a different dining experience, strap on some snowshoes and follow your guide from the village through a moonlit forest. The Yurt, lit with lanterns, beckons in a clearing. Inside, warm up, ditch the layers and watch the chef prepare a delicious five-course dinner. You’re less than a mile away from the Village, but it feels like you’re out in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by nature. Reports call this culinary experience “amazing” and that there’s “nothing else like it.” 

Night Skiing

Solitude does not offer night skiing.

Snow Report

  • Alta Ski Area

    Alta Ski Area

    New Snow: 4″

    Base Depth: 146″

    Open Runs: 114/118

    Opening: 11/25/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Beaver Mountain

    Beaver Mountain

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 85″

    Open Runs: 48/48

    Opening: 12/16/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Brian Head Ski Resort

    Brian Head Ski Resort

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 59″

    Open Runs: 71/71

    Opening: 11/17/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Brighton

    Brighton

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 115″

    Open Runs: 61/66

    Opening: 11/25/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Cherry Peak

    Cherry Peak

    New Snow: 1″

    Base Depth: 62″

    Open Runs: 26/38

    Opening: 12/27/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Deer Valley Resort

    Deer Valley Resort

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 90″

    Open Runs: 103/103

    Opening: 12/02/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Eagle Point

    Eagle Point

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 64″

    Open Runs: 40/39

    Opening: 12/15/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Nordic Valley

    Nordic Valley

    New Snow: 1″

    Base Depth: 50″

    Open Runs: 24/42

    Opening: 01/20/2024

    Closing: TBD

  • Park City Mountain

    Park City Mountain

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 92″

    Open Runs: 341/344

    Opening: 11/17/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Powder Mountain

    Powder Mountain

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 101″

    Open Runs: 165/154

    Opening: 12/07/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Snowbasin Resort

    Snowbasin Resort

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 125″

    Open Runs: 111/114

    Opening: 11/30/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Snowbird

    Snowbird

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 112″

    Open Runs: 139/140

    Opening: 11/30/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Solitude Mountain Resort

    Solitude Mountain Resort

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 102″

    Open Runs: 80/82

    Opening: 11/17/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Sundance Mountain Resort

    Sundance Mountain Resort

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 82″

    Open Runs: 72/72

    Opening: 12/02/2023

    Closing: TBD

  • Woodward Park City

    Woodward Park City

    New Snow: 0″

    Base Depth: 45″

    Open Runs: 11/11

    Opening: 11/17/2023

    Closing: TBD

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