Brighton Ski Resort, Utah

Brighton Ski Resort
The Heart of the Wasatch

Located on the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah is Brighton Ski Resort.

Brighton, a tradition since 1936, has recently made giant leaps forward with new night skiing terrain and a more gladed tree skiing

The Brighton Center houses expanded retail and rental space, along with lots of restrooms and lockers.

Brighton is also once again expanding its night skiing terrain, adding three more trails for a total of 22 lighted trails and 200 acres of night skiing or snowboarding.

You will find learn-to-ski programs, free skiing for kids under 6, four high-speed express quads and tremendous snow.

Brighton is located southeast of downtown Salt Lake City. Convenient UTA bus shuttle services the area from any number of locations in the Salt Lake area. By car, it's a 35 minute drive from the city center and 30 miles from the airport.

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Mountain Statistics for Brighton Ski Resort
Base Elevation: 8,755 ft (2,669 meters)
Summit Elevation: 10,500 ft (3,200 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,745 ft (532 m)
Skiable Area: 1,050 acres (425 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 500 in (1,270 cm)
Longest Run: 15,840 ft (4,828 m)
Snowmaking: 20 %
Number of Lifts: 7
Uphill Lift Capacity: 10,100 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Carpet
1 Triple Chair
5 Quad Chairs
Number of Trails: 66
Trail Ratings for Brighton Ski Resort
Easiest: Easiest 21%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 39%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Brighton Ski Resort
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Half Pipe: Yes