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Mt. Brighton Ski Resort

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# 4Beginner Terrain in Michigan
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Overview

Since 1960, Mt. Brighton has been a favorite family winter destination for snowsports in the Midwest. Easily accessible for skiers and riders from Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Northwest Ohio, the ski area offers 26 trails spread over 130 acres of skiable terrain. Having joined the family of Vail Resorts, Mt. Brighton exhibits world class improvements including new chairlifts that feature EpicMix Technology, enhanced learning terrain and a children's ski and ride school center, new innovative terrain parks and a powerful new snowmaking system.  

Transportation

No lodging at area. 10 lodges and motels with 200 rooms in Brighton 1-1/2 miles away.

Inside Scoop

If you are looking to satiate your hunger at Mt. Brighton, you have great new options. The Ski Hill grill offers quick-service cafeteria style dining where there's a large fireplace to cozy up to and multiple TVs to watch sporting events on. Bruhn's Bar sits at the south end of Ski Hill Grill and offers separate pub fare with sit-down table service and a full stocked bar. For those who want a casual fine dining experience with locally sourced products and a robust draft beer line-up featuring Michigan micro-brews, dine at the Ore Mountain Grill, which overlooks the mountain in the winter and the ninth green in the summer. 

Plan Your Trip

Mt. Brighton Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

5"
3"
2"
1"
0"
0"
Nov
4"
Dec
4"
Jan

Terrain Overview

24%
Beginners Runs
44%
Intermediate Runs
24%
Advanced Runs
8%
Expert Runs
25
Runs in Total
0.1 mi
Longest Run
130 ac
Skiable Terrain
130 ac
Night Skiing
130 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 13

2
Quad Chairs
3
Triple Chairs
8
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1330'
Summit
230'
Vertical Drop
1100'
Base

Important Dates

December 03, 20212021/12/03
Projected Opening
March 13, 20222022/03/13
Projected Closing
99
Projected Days Open
111
Days Open Last Year
62
Years Open
60"
Average Snowfall
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