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Related Regions: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, North America


Brighton Resort is a great choice for skiers and riders who are looking for consistent snowfall combined with immaculate groomed trails and wide variety of beginner to advanced terrain. Brighton Ski Resort is an excellent option for families due to terrain that allows for beginners and intermediates to ski off of the same lift.

The resort is home to a great ski and snowboard school with group and private lessons for every ability level. The ski area also offers night skiing with over 200 illuminated acres. The resort is a great combination of terrain and snow quality and one of Utah’s favorites.





  • 10500ft
  • 1745ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 8755ft


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  • Terrain Parks


  • Night Skiing

    200 ac

  • Longest Run

    1.2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1050 ac

  • Snow Making

    200 ac

More Info

Located at the top of Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon, Brighton Resort averages 500 inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth® that blankets 1,050 skier and rider accessible acres. Brighton ski area boasts a lift-serviced vertical of 1,745 feet with 66 named trails and many additional off-piste runs.

Brighton Resorts’ multiple levels of terrain can all be accessed by high-speed quad. Friends and families can share a lift ride then take different trails – beginner, intermediate, or expert – and all meet at the bottom to ride the lift together again. Freestyle skiers and riders will find four evolving terrain parks and a half-pipe to practice their progressions in. 

Cafeteria, snack bar, and private club. Ski shop, specialty shop. No nursery. First aid building at area; hospital within 25 miles in Salt Lake City. Ski rental and repair at slopes. Cross-country rental and repair available at Brighton Touring Center. Classes for telemarking, powder, snowboarding, junior, and children's programs.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/15/201804/21/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
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Brighton Resort Reviews

29th March 20193
3 star rating because its Utah and the other resorts have more to offer especially if your an advanced, expert skier. Reminds...Full review
Timothy McCoy
22nd March 20194
This is our second trip where we are spending part of our ski time at Brighton. The cost is reasonable, especially when...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Brighton Resort

    12601 Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd

    84121 Brighton


    United States

    Phone: (800) 873-5512