Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah

A Day at Solitude Mountain Resort

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“Find Your Solitude”  is the tagline for Solitude Mountain Resort and could not be more fitting for this peaceful resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.  It’s easy to find solitude early in the morning, late in the day and really with every hour between. Don’t let the peacefulness be confused with easy.  There is plenty of challenging terrain to be …

What I wear skiing

What I Wear Skiing

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I learned to ski as a teenager in Indiana and remember piling on as many warm clothes as I could possibly put on my body. No wonder I couldn’t ski, I could barely move! As I learned to ski I also learned to choose the right layers for skiing. I mainly figured it out by trial and error years ago …

Skiing the Cottonwood Canyons near Salt Lake City, Utah

Skiing the Cottonwood Canyons near Salt Lake City, Utah

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Snow sports and Salt Lake City go hand in hand.  Skiing, snowboarding, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling; just to mention a few options. There are numerous resort options within an hour drive of SLC. This post will focus on the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons. It won’t take long for you to start hearing about Big Cottonwood Canyon (BCC) and …

Christmas Day 2018 at Brighton Ski Resort in Utah

Our New Christmas Tradition

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During our first winter season in Utah, we heard that skiing on Christmas Day is typically pretty great! Often times it is snowing or has just snowed that week so the conditions on the mountain are good. We were told that the mornings are pretty bare since most people are celebrating with family and only a few more skiers arrive …

The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird

The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird

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Keith and I were able to take full advantage of the season pass offer last spring. Snowbird was offering their 2018-2019 passes with the remainder of the 2017-2018 season. We purchased our passes mid-March and skied Snowbird 8 times using our pass! Check out our post about Snowbird’s Longest Ski Season in Utah. Keith and I were super excited to …

Spring Skiing at Snowbird

Snowbird’s Longest Ski Season in Utah

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As you probably know, one of the main reasons for moving to Utah was for the skiing. We knew that we would have ample time for skiing living near so many resorts. What I didn’t realize was that we would be skiing in May! I’m sure Keith knew this, but I just wasn’t able to comprehend it or believe it …

Guardsman Pass Skin Track

Backcountry Skiing at Guardsman Pass

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I have been looking forward to backcountry skiing since we moved to Utah almost 18 months ago. However, it took quite some time to acquire the necessary knowledge and equipment to be able to safely navigate the Wasatch backcountry. I have to say that it was definitely worth the wait! My legs were sore, my heart was beating out of …

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2018-2019 Ski Pass Calculator

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Skiing is… well… EXPENSIVE!!! Yet skiing is totally worth it. However, even the most diehard skiers still want to be wise with the cash that they drop on their favorite sport. Anyone that knows me (Keith) knows that I love skiing and budgeting. Thus, it was only natural for me to create this Ski Pass Calculator which I am happy …