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"Big Cottonwood Canyon is a uniquely beautifully place," said Solitude Mountain Resort Manager Dave DeSeelhorst, touting the resorts' combined 3,700 acres of terrain, including 130 trails served by 15 lifts. "[We] have more variety of terrain and amenities than any other area can provide."
The resorts are connected by the upgraded SolBright Trail. With improvements to the trail, said Brighton Resort Manger Randy Doyle, "skiing between the two areas is quick, easy and will add an entirely new dimension to skiing in Big Cottonwood."
There are no blackout dates, said Brighton spokesman Jared Winkler, but there is one kicker: Big Cottonwood passes must be bought before Nov. 2.
"This is really good for consumers. There are more options this year and they'll save some money," he added, referring to the expanded offerings several Utah resorts have made available to patrons this season.