Solitude Mountain Resort

Big Cottonwood Canyon road to Solitude views
Utah / Solitude Mountain Resort

We have put together a list of everything you need to know about Solitude Mountain Resort.

Solitude Mountain Resort Overview

Solitude Mountain Resort is located in the Big Cottonwood Canyon of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. It is known for plentiful of powder, fewer crowds, and its European-styled ski village. 

Ski Terrain

  • Beginner runs: 10%
  • Intermediate runs: 40%
  • Advanced/Expert runs: 50%
  • Total ski runs: 82
  • Terrain Parks: 0

Mountain Statistics

  • Summit elevation: 10035 feet
  • Skiable area: 1200 acre
  • Average Snowfall: 500 inch

Solitude Mountain Resort Trail Map

Solitude Mountain Resort trail map

Solitude Mountain Resort Lift Tickets

Solitude Mountain Resort offers several lift ticket options to cater for different preferences.

Day Lift Ticket

Solitude Day lift tickets can be purchased online for lower than window price. Children aged 4 and under can ski for free but will need to pick up a ticket from the ticket office. Solitude also offers the following day tickets at the ticket office only:

  • All Day Beginner Ticket: This ticket gives you access to Moombeam chairlift, Link chairlift, and the Magic Carpet.
  • All Day Link Only: This ticket only gives you access to the Link chairlift and the Magic Carpet
  • Afternoon Ticket: This ticket gives you access after noon on the day purchased.

Season Pass

Solitude has two types of season passes.

  • Midweek Pass: This pass gives access to Solitude lifts on Monday to Thursdays throughout the ski season with blackout dates. It is a one price for all ages.
  • Solitude Young Adult/ Child Pass: This pass is for ages 5 to 22 only. It gives unlimited access to Solitude throughout the ski season with no blackout dates.

Salt Lake Ski Super Pass

The Salt Lake Ski Super Pass gives you access to Salt Lake’s world-class resorts, Alta, Solitude, Brighton, and Snowbird, throughout the ski season with no blackout dates. 

  • Available for purchase: Pre-ski season until around the end of November
  • Mountain Access: Access to Solitude for the number of days purchased. You can only access one resort per day, except for Brighton and Solitude, which can be skied on the same day.
  • Days valid at Solitude: There is the option of 3 to 10 days, which must be used within 14 days after the first day of use.
  • Additional Benefits: Complimentary transportation on UTA ski buses and TRAX light rail, and discounted rentals.
  • Ideal for: Skiing for 3-10 days at multiple resorts.

Ikon Passes

You can access Solitude Mountain Resort on all types of Ikon Passes. Ikon passes are available for purchase pre-ski season until around the end of November and are ideal for people planning to ski at multiple resorts. The differences between the passes are highlighted below.

  • Ikon Pass gives unlimited access to 15 resorts and up to 7 days each at 40 ski resorts with no blackout dates throughout the ski season. You get unlimited access to Solitude. 
  • Ikon Base Pass gives unlimited access to 14 resorts and up to 5 days each at 34 resorts with blackout dates for some resorts. This pass gives unlimited access to Solitude excluding blackout dates. It is cheaper than Ikon Pass so it is ideal for those who do not require access to all Ikon resorts.
  • Ikon Session Pass has the option of 2, 3, or 4 total days of access at 40 resorts, including Solitude, with blackout dates. This is ideal for those who want some flexibility in resort access and will be skiing the selected days on the pass at Solitude (or other Ikon resorts).

Solitude Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Solitude Ski School offers lessons from group lessons to seasonal programs available for ages 4 and above. The lesson price varies depending on the date, with it being more expensive on weekends and holiday dates

  • Adult/Teen Group Lessons are 2 hours either in the morning or afternoon. A day lift ticket can be added on at a discounted rate.
  • Children's Group Lessons are for ages 4 to 12 and a full-day lesson. Lunch is provided as part of the lesson.
  • Cruisers Seasonal Program is a multi-day program for children that either spans 6 weeks or 12 weeks. This program will help in transitioning the children to a more competitive environment. Lunch is included as part of the program, but you must purchase a lift ticket and rentals separately. 
  • Private Lessons can range from a 1-hour lesson to a full-day lesson. One-hour private lessons are also available for children 3 years old. Solitude also can arrange for adaptive private lessons.

Nearest Town to Solitude Mountain Resort

Solitude Mountain Resort is located roughly 1.8 miles drive from the small town of Brighton, which is around 34 miles drive from Salt Lake City International Airport. This town is home to Brighton Resort, a laid-back local mountain, but it does not have many amenities, shopping, and dining options. To maximize your time on the slopes of Solitude, it is recommended to stay at one of Solitude’s walk-to-lift lodgings. Alternatively, many skiers also choose to stay in the suburb of Cottonwoods Heights for more amenities and facilities.

On Mountain Dining

Solitude has several highly-rated dining options on mountain.

Honeycomb Grill

Located at the base of the mountain, Honeycomb Grill serves locally sourced, casual cuisine with stunning mountain views.

Opening hours (subject to change): 11 am-9 pm (Thu-Sun), Closed (Mon-Wed)

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The Roundhouse

This is a Himalayan-inspired eatery located midway up the mountain at the base of Powderhorn II chairlift. It offers hearty stews, chili, and a variety of craft beers.

Opening hours (subject to change): 10:30 am-2:30 pm (Mon-Sun)

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Last Chance Southwest Grill

Located at the base of Apex Express lift, this spot serves southwestern-style fare like burritos, nachos, and tacos.

Opening hours (subject to change): 10:30 am-2:30 pm (Mon-Sun)

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Solitude Mountain Resort Contact Information

Address: Solitude, UT 84121, United States

Phone number: (801) 536-5786

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there ski packages to Solitude Mountain Resort?

There are ski vacation packages to Solitude Mountain Resort, which bundle lodging, lift tickets, rentals, and transfers to make your ski vacation planning a lot easier. See Solitude Mountain Resort ski packages for more information.

When is the best time to go skiing in Solitude Mountain Resort?

January and February are a great time to visit Solitude Mountain Resort. However, avoid the crowds by avoiding travel during December, Martin Luther King weekend, and President's Day weekend.