Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Brighton Resort

Planning a ski trip to Brighton Resort? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Brighton Resort stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Brighton Resort review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 60
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 63%
  • Beginner
  • 50%
  • Families
  • 59%
  • Intermediate
  • 75%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 47%
  • Advanced
  • 56%

Helpful Highlights:

We travel from the Mid-west to Brighton for a couple reasons. Utah ski resorts, and Brighton in particular, are just 30-40 miles from the SLC airport. Tha...

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  • 4

    Today, Saturday. 6th.

    by adamhendrickson77 - 6th December 2008

    Pros: Great park, new snow. Not crouded at all.

    Cons: Making snow>Icy arond the snow makers. Not all lifts up and running.

    New snow. They are making new snow too. Great weather today. Quite warm. Both Great Western, and Milly are not open yet. But once there is a good snow t... Full review

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  • 4

    Brighton Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 2nd December 2004

    Pros:

    Cons:

    I've been coming to Brighton for years. Unlike the corporate feel of a Snowbird or Park City, Brighton has that local or family atmosphere going for it. It'... Full review

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  • 4

    Wide open at Brighton

    by pengowin - 23rd February 2011

    Pros: Night skiing, nice lodge, good variety of terrain

    Cons: Snowboarders, they just stop/stay anywhere

    Brighton is a very nice resort, wide open skiing. Most areas have plenty of room to get around the snowboarders that like to "stop & plop" in the middle of... Full review

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  • 4

    snowbird on the cheap

    by wolfman - 9th December 2009

    Pros: great terrain, very cheap!

    Cons: a lot of chair changes

    Brighton is great for a family trying to save money. The backside is sick and if you do the hikes- WOW! ... Full review

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  • 4

    Under the radar

    by sledbred - 20th February 2013

    Pros: Cost, Snow, Terrain

    Cons: None

    Brighton is definitely overshadowed by its neighboring resorts in Little Cottonwood(for good reason), but it holds its own. The cost/value is superb, the te... Full review

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  • 4

    Brighton Resort Review

    by fonixmunkee - 12th January 2007

    Pros: A little-known backcountry gem, snow for days after a storm

    Cons: Too many snowboarders and park rats

    Brighton has been a staple for our ski trips to Utah since we started going (OK, so only a year ago), but it's such a great place, that we go there at least... Full review

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