Solitude Ski Area | Solitude Ski Resort | by James Niehues


Solitude Ski Area

Solitude Mountain Resort in Solitude, Utah

Painted in 2015

Location: Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States

Nearest major city: Salt Lake City, Utah

Coordinates: 40°36′54.5″N 111°35′20.1″W

Vertical: 2,494 ft (760 m)

Top elevation: 10,488 ft (3,197 m)

Base elevation: 7,988 ft (2,435 m)

Skiable area: 1,200 acres (4.9 km2)

Runs: 80

Longest run: 3.5 miles (5.6 km) Honeycomb Trail

Lift system: 8 chairlifts

Snowfall: 500 inches (1,300 cm)

Snowmaking: yes

Night skiing: no

"The 'Rembrandt of snow' has published a hefty coffee table book with a collection of nearly all of his hand-painted maps."

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Hand-painted maps require the best reproduction process available. Each illustration starts with a high resolution digital scan. It is then printed on museum quality cotton paper using the latest HDR ink-jet technology.

Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.