Casey travels to Solitude Mountain Resort to discover the amenities and skiing options at one of Utah's Premier ski resorts.
STAY - Solitude Lodging - Wake up on the Mountain! Solitude’s lodging options include a collection of condominiums, town homes and private homes managed by Solitude Resort Lodging’s team as well as a full service hotel, The Inn at Solitude. A full range of room types are available, from ski-in/ski-out hotel rooms to luxury condominiums and homes with full kitchens and a variety of comfortable amenities.All of the lodging options offer full concierge services as well as ski lockers, access to Club Solitude’s fitness center, game room, media room, outdoor pool and hot tub. Website | Directions
FUN - Skiing / Snowboarding - Solitude, a Deer Valley Resort, is a pure, authentic and untarnished Utah territory. Serene or extreme, there's nothing between you and the perfect mountain day. Located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, the resort offers eight chairlifts, 77 runs, three bowls and 500 annual inches of snow spread over 1,200 acres for skiing and snowboarding. - Spend: $83 - Website | Directions
EATS - Dining Elevated - Standard ski resort fare at Solitude is getting a major upgrade at all of the dining spots on the mountain. The Moonbeam Day Lodge is the resort's largest cafeteria-style space, and made from-scratch food philosophies as well as design changes, make it a delicious and convenient place to grab a quick bite or linger for lunch.Up on the mountain, the Roundhouse building’s distinct circular, yurt-like design has been reconcepted to serve up a hearty menu of Himalayan and Wasatch-inspired mountain food (think tasty curries and soothing naan bread) to refuel you for another run on the mountain.St. Bernard’s services hungry families in a cozy buffet-style atmosphere for dinner featuring European-inspired family favorites. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and an excellent wine list in the adjacent Library Bar.After your legs are cooked, belly up to the bar at the Thirsty Squirrel, Solitude’s storied watering hole, featuring local, handcrafted brews as well as wine and cocktails. Or take the kids to Stone Haus Pizzeria & Creamery for pizza and ice cream before a session on the ice rink.For a lovely dinner, as the sun sets, there is no better spot to reflect on your day than Honeycomb Grill’s outdoor patio and its glowing fire pits.And, for true-mountain-dining, take your ski buddies back into the lantern lit woods and dine at the famed Yurt at Solitude, which offers a single seating each evening and a four-course dining experience. - Website | Directions
SECRET - Solitude's Nordic Center - Solitude’s best kept secret is the Nordic Center. Easily accessible from Solitude Village, the Nordic Center has nearly 20 kilometers of trails set for both classic and skating styles of Nordic skiing.WINTER SEASON HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Explore Solitude's scenic snowshoe trails! There are 10 kilometers of well-marked snowshoe trails meandering between the Nordic Center and Solitude Village. Guided tours and snowshoe rentals are available at the Nordic Center. - Website | Directions
EVENT - 2017 U.S. Grand Prix/FIS World Cup - In preparation for the 2019 World Championships, Solitude Mountain Resort will host a U.S. Grand Prix/FIS Snowboard World Cup and FIS Skicross NorAm Cup January 19 - 22, 2017.Solitude Mountain Resort has joined the line up for the 2019 FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships. In addition to the events, Deer Valley Resort will host aerials, moguls and dual moguls, and Park City Mountain will host halfpipe and slopestyle snowboarding and freeskiing. Please Note: Public Transportation via UTA is strongly recommended due to limited parking. - Spend: FREE! - Website | Directions