Solitude Facilities & Services

Solitude Facilities & Services

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The Solitude ski resort facilities and services are mostly located across the two base areas: the Moonbeam base (day trippers area); and the Solitude Village base (for overnight guests). The Moonbeam base has the Moonbeam Lodge that houses a cafeteria, pub, equipment rental, retail shop and very expensive lockers. Next door is the Solitude Ski and Ride School building which has additional expensive lockers. Other facilities are located within the Solitude Village. Lift tickets can be purchased at either base area.

Solitude Ski Rentals and Snowboard Hire

There are two equipment rental and repair shops. One of the Solitude ski rental shops is in the village in the Powderhorn Building and the other in the lower level of the Moonbeam Lodge. Rental equipment includes both recreational and performance gear for alpine skiing, snowboarding and Nordic skiing, but there is not a huge range of gear within each discipline. Most of the Solitude ski rentals are reasonably priced.

There are also various ski and snowboard shops on the outskirts of Salt Lake City near the mouth of the canyon.

Facilities for Children

Solitude Ski Resort is rather popular with families for both overnight guests who don’t need a vibrant nightlife, and local families who travel up for the day.

Childcare by itself is no longer available at Solitude. Instead there is a Mini Explorers program for 3 and 4 year old children that are potty trained, which includes a 1 hour ski lesson for a half day program, or 2x1 hour lessons for the full day program, with very small instructor to child ratios of 1:2. It can be slightly inconvenient for overnight guests to get to the ski school at the Moonbeam base with novice kids and ski equipment in tow, but there are frequent shuttles if you want to minimise the walk/ski.

Babysitting can also be organized for those staying in Solitude accommodations.

For day trippers, another option is the Brighton Child Care facility which is located a little further up the road near Brighton Resort and the Solitude Nordic Centre.

Solitude Ski School

The Solitude ski school offers tuition for all four snow-sport disciplines: alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemarking and Nordic skiing. For alpine skiing and snowboarding, the Solitude Ski and Ride School provides group and private lessons in fairly standard formats, as well as Hidden Tracks private lessons for those that want to explore the double black terrain.

For kids’ ski school, standard group lessons are available for teens ages 13-17 and kids ages 5-12 for skiing and snowboarding. Private lessons are provided for ages 2 and up.

Eating On Mountain

The Moonbeam Lodge at the base of the Moonbeam lift has a cafeteria serving breakfast, lunch and après. You can also head into the pub for lunch.

Last Chance Southwest Grill is good for lunch with a pizza bar, Mexican fare, baked goods and hearty soups.

The Roundhouse is located mid-mountain and serves up Himalayan inspired food such as curries.

Considering the ease of access into the village, other good options for lunch are the Stone Haus Pizzeria or the Honeycomb Grill.