SKIING RESORT REPORT: SOLITUDE
Saturday 11 December 1999
But everybody knows that. Well, everybody who lives within driving distance, anyway. Which means that the fabled powder can be skied out by noon.
But next to the little canyon is a big one. At its head is Brighton, and a couple of miles away is Solitude. Brighton's snow record is comparable with its neighbours'; Solitude's is slightly inferior, but it still gets twice as much snow as many resorts in Colorado. You can ski from Brighton to Solitude, but there is no lift-pass sharing. You just buy a daily pass, depending on where you want to go.
The terrain is gentler than that of Little Cottonwood; but at Solitude in particular, there is plenty of genuine black-diamond and double black- diamond stuff, and it doesn't get skied out.
Most visiting skiers stay 30 miles away in Salt Lake City; but there is a 45-room hotel at the Solitude base.
Chris Gill is co-editor of `Where to Ski and Snowboard 2000' (NortonWood, pounds 15.99; available p&p free from 01373 834227). No British operators offer ready-made packages to Solitude
Life & Style blogs
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Extend Right To Buy to tenants of private landlords, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says
David Cameron struck double blow in his hopes to win Britain a new EU deal
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
- 1 Should Apple buy Greece?
- 2 Michael Douglas regrets 'embarrassing' Catherine Zeta-Jones with oral sex comments
- 3 Drummer Lee Rigby's family reject 'extremist' groups using Woolwich murder for political gain
- 4 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 5 Fox News anchor asks 'what's to prevent' three people from marrying after same-sex marriage legalised
£500 - £600 per day: Recruitment Genius: A Senior Solution Architect is requir...
£18k - 20k per year: 360 Resourcing Solutions: ROLE: Export Sales Coordinato...
£20000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The largest developer of mobile...
£22500 - £27000 per annum + OTE £45K: SThree: Since our inception in 1986, STh...