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Honi Thompson

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

The Mangy Moose Rustic Ski Cabin @ Solitude / Brighton Hot Tub

18 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Utah Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, Studio, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12-20)

This place is Incredible for the Price, Location, Views, Size & Quality!!! The Mangy Moose Lodge has the Possibility to Sleep 12 with addition available for a fee to add guests. Come Stay at Our Beautiful Cabin when were not there! Its Private & Absolutely Amazing! Located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, We are less than 2 minutes from Solitude and 5 from Brighton. Only 1/2 Hour From Snowbird and Alta. Right now there are TONS of Hikes, snowshoeing, fishing, tubing, cross country skiing, & Nature Walks, We see moose almost every morning!!! Also only Minutes from the Nordic Center. The Mangy Moose Main Cabin has 1 King and 2 Twins in the Upper Loft. The Open Basement has 2 Queens and 1 king with A Couch and Love Seat As Well. The Living Room also Has a log futon couch and Wood burning stove. We have a freestyle climbing wall into the club hut for kids! It is Fully Furnished with a Full Kitchen, Portable Dishwasher. The Birdhouse Bathroom is on the main floor with a Shower. Full bathroom in basement. Plus a Mud Room for all your Snow Gear. We have currently added Foosball table & Slot Machine in basement. New PARTY HOT TUB where we supply robes for all sizes! We also Have a Beautiful Deck to Enjoy with Squirrels, chipmunks, hummingbirds,and Blue Jays that's great to hang out on with a BBQ and a 1 car garage. The Scraggly Squirrel Is the Loft addition. it's very cozy and is available for an additional 8 guests rented with the Mangy Moose or on its own and is very economical. Its Open floor plan features 4 queen beds Kitchen & Bath all in a amazing unique studio setting.

Keywords: Solitude, Brighton, Ski Resort, Retreat, Cabin, Private, Solitude Resort, Brighton Resort, Utah Ski Cabin, Hot tub

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  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Honi Thompson (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Honi Thompson

We have spent most of our lives out doors loving to camp, hike, ski, wake board, snowboard & enjoy everything the mountains & Utah has to offer. It has been our goal to spend as much time as possible together as a family!

Honi Thompson purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Honi Thompson chose Utah

This location is amazing! Moments from both solitude & Brighton ski resorts. It takes us only minutes to get up the canyon to the cabin which makes it simple to still get grocery's or hit the restaurants. With Guardsman's Pass minutes away we can go snowmobiling easily. Tubing is minutes away as well. In the summer their are so many hikes we cant keep up!

What makes this cabin unique

We are in the heart of moose territory! We are constantly spotting them. Our deck off the back is a haven for wildlife it has a spectacular view of nothing but the mountainside & we love to feed all the birds especially blue jays, chipmunks & squirrels. The hot tub also looks right out into the woods and mountainside.


based on 18 traveler reviews

The Mangy Moose Rustic Ski Cabin @ Solitude / Brighton Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
Tooele Utah

Kristy Carl

  • 5 of 5

Soon as I walked onto this land.I was amazed by the artistic style it had! Beautiful! felt so blessed to be able to spend the weekend there with my fam friends.we got the pleasure of meeting the owners and they made us feel like family!!! beautiful souls with them cant even express how grateful and impressed with the work they do with this land!! I cant wait to go backin summer!!!! Jah love

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magna ut

Christmas at the Mangy Moose

  • 5 of 5

My family wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle so we decided to have Christmas in a cabin in the mountains it was a last minute idea and the Mangy Moose was almost the last cabin available so we rented it the family was so surprised that it was as big as it was and how everything was ready for us the firewood all chopped and stacked even the fist fire was built ready to light they even some of the outdoors indoors the decor was beautiful. if you want a csbin that feels like a cabin on the inside not just on the outside this is it and the owners are some of the nicest people who l have met my son got a flat tire and was frozen but Dave was more then willing to help out and got it fixed for us the hot tub was really nice especially at night with all the stars out we live being there we stayed an extra night we can't wait to come back

Thanks for the fun time Honi and Dave

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canton, Michigan

Super Cool & Eclectic Mangy Moose & Scraggly Squirrel Cabins

  • 5 of 5

We rented both the Mangy Moose & adjacent Scraggly Squirrel cabins & my extended family couldn't stop expressing how delighted they were with both cabins! We've never stayed in cabins that were so fun with so much personality and unique and entertaining decor! Can't say enough about neat the cabins were! And on top of that, Honi Thompson was a great pleasure to work with!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great setting

  • 5 of 5

if you are looking for a relaxing, rustic cabin to hang out in and enjoy the beautiful canyon this would be a great place. Honi is so easy to work with and makes it very easy for you to enjoy your stay worry free.We enjoyed watching the hummingbird wars. We stayed here as it is very close to Silver Fork Lodge where our son was married. He and his groomsmen stayed in the Mangy Moose with us. As well as some relatives. We rented the Hawks Nest for the groomsmen and that worked out very well.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Osburn, Idaho

Scraggly Squirrel/Angry Beaver

  • 5 of 5

I had such a great time staying here in January that I had to return. The hosts, Honi and Dave, are such wonderful people. They make you feel like family each and every time. The cabin is well stocked with everything you could possible need, just add snowboards and food and you are set for a great time. We even had a momma moose and baby stop by for a visit while we were there. Wonderful place, great amenities, awesome location. Can't wait to visit again and again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay for Brighton or Solitude!!!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at the Mangy Moose cabin for 3 years running and had a wonderful experience every time. The cabin is well stocked, clean and has an eclectic factor that is flat-out FUN! It really adds to the feeling of being on vacation. We usually cook at the cabin and the kitchen has everything needed. Our kids love the cabin and the surrounding area. After skiing all day, they look forward to building sledding jumps, snow forts, etc. and their setting is perfect for it. Honi and Dave are friendly and accommodating. 5 STARS!!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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snowshoeing, We have provided our Snow Sleds for you to use!


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Utah Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
  • Studio, Sleeps 20
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (7) 2 in mangy moose 4 in scraggly squirrel, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twins in mangy moose, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) ed in living room of Moose 2 futons in Scraggly Squirrel
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Slot machine, TV's in all rooms, futon in living room, Kids climbing wall

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