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   Vermont: Okemo Mountain Resort: Expansions
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Solitude at Okemo Mountain Resort
Solitude Details
Solitude
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1987-88
Lifts:1 chairlift
Terrain:Intermediate trails
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With record skier visits and upcoming real estate plans, Okemo decided to expand northward with a new trail complex. A new Poma fixed grip quad chairlift, climbing 1,115 feet over a length of 4,605 feet was installed, serving 8 trails - some partially existing from the 1960s, others new. While the liftline was rated a black diamond, the majority of the trails in the complex were intermediate.

As the mountain and real estate developments grew, the fixed grip quad was moved to the new South Face area and replaced a new Poma high speed detachable quad chairlift in 1994.

Though now technically in the middle of the massive Okemo ski area, the area still retains its "Solitude" name.


Solitude on the 1989 Okemo trail map
Solitude on the 1989 Okemo trail map

The Solitude Express Quad in 2005
The Solitude Express Quad in 2005

South Face on the 2009 Okemo trail map
South Face on the 2009 Okemo trail map

Okemo Mountain Resort Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Glades Peak1968-69Open
Jackson Gore2002-03Open
Morning Star1995-96Open
Solitude1987-88Open
South Face1994-95Open
South Face Village2015-16Construction
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Last updated: March 25, 2014

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