At the 7,900 foot level of the westernmost range of Utah's Rocky Mountains, you'll find Solitude. Standing at the confluence of the Solitude and Honeycomb Canyons, the resort rests in the heart of the Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Solitude's rugged landscape showcases its whopping 500 inches of annual snowfall, assuring perfect powder conditions for snowboarders and skiers. In fact, Ski Magazine stated, "How can something this good and this accessible remain all but undiscovered?"
Utah's hidden treasure is abound with summer adventure, too. Hiking, biking, and climbing amongst brilliant aspens, pine, and endless meadows of blooming wildflowers. Canoeing, fly-fishing and wildlife sighting you can enjoy Solitude 365 days a year. Breathe in. Relax. Time moves more slowly here.
While in Solitude
Within a 13-mile radius of Solitude are six more of Utah's best-known ski areas including Park City, Deer Valley, The Canyons, Snowbird, Alta and Brighton. Your choice is to carve a new path every day. Your only decision is whether on skis, snowboard, tele-skis or snow blades.
Enjoy a change of pace at Solitude Nordic Center's Silver Lake Day Lodge, rated one of the best on the continent. Located at 8,700 feet, it provides a spectacular setting for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
In summer, at Campground Meadows, stroll from Solitude to Brighton on a path that takes hikers and bikers up the canyon. It's a favorite of artists with sketchbooks or parents with children in tow.
After an invigorating day of mountain biking or hiking, stop by The Thirsty Squirrel, arguably the best aprés spot in the Wasatch Range for its people watching. 801-536-5797.
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A Solitude All it's Own
In a mountain resort located at the 7,900-foot level of the westernmost range of Utah's Rocky Mountains you'll find Solitude. It stands at the confluence of two canyons - Solitude and Honeycomb. - both part of the much larger Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Solitude serves as a perfect base camp to adventure. Whether
you've just spent another day deep in Utah's world famous powder,
or hiking to a magnificent overlook and it's time to put your
feet up, Solitude has what you're looking for. This European-style,
ski-in/ski-out village is only 40 minutes from Salt Lake City
International Airport, amid the spectacular Big Cottonwood Canyon.