Brighton Resort

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Brighton Resort Ski Packages

Lodging + Lift Tickets Discount Price
Homestead Resort
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
37% off $446
Prospector Accommodations by All Seasons Resort Lodging
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
36% off $960
Carriage House Condominiums by All Seasons Resort Lodging
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
35% off $1,497

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Brighton is always a reliable choice for Utah's infamous powder but without the price tag and crowds of nearby resorts. On the other hand, it's much smaller with a relatively short vertical drop. Nevertheless, Brighton is an affordable locals mountain with a laid-back vibe with a good variety of runs and park scene.

16/17 Historical Snowfall

Brighton Resort

Brighton ResortAlta Ski Resort
beginner21 %25 %
intermediate39 %40 %
advanced25 %35 %
expert15 %-
total runs66 116
ski area1,050ac 2,200ac
summit elevation10,500ft 10,550ft
total lifts6 11
child lift ticketFree $54
adult lift ticket$85 $104
back country
value for money
average total snowfall268″ 270″

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Brighton Resort Reviews

Good 3.9 / 5
based on 34 reviews

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Very Good!4.1 / 5Apr 29, 2019
Brighton Resort ReviewsMatthew J.
advanced snowboarder
Brighton is my all round favorite resort if the snow hit right. Perfect back country for beginners, yet something a expert can have fun with hitting jumps between trees. This would be heaven on earth, if it just wasn’t Utah sadly. Hard to enjoy a mountain without a real beer... More
Poor!1 / 5Mar 22, 2019
Brighton Resort ReviewsAdam B.
beginner skier
HORRIBLE EXPERIENCEWe used to love Brighton but we had the worst experience today. My 6 year old daughter was knocked down by a Brighton Ski instructor "David" on the bunny slope and he yelled at her "you need to learn to ski better!" She is 6 and I'm dealing with a serious health problem and we brought the kids to ski to try to cheer them up... More
Superb!4.8 / 5Dec 27, 2018
Brighton Resort ReviewsCash K.
expert snowboarder
super fun and lots of jumps all throughout any course millie is my favorite and is one of the hardest out there millies bowl is wicked!! love it can be packed at sometimes but is worth the wait for lines... More
Fabulous!4.3 / 5Dec 04, 2018
Brighton Resort ReviewsSeth J.
intermediate skier
I love it! It is convenient to Salt Lake City, less crowded than Alta or Snowbird, has diverse terrain and is a little bit cheaper than the others in the area. If you have kids, kids 10 and under ski free with a paid adult.... More
Fabulous!4.5 / 5Nov 06, 2018
Brighton Resort ReviewsPaul P.
expert skier
When you want that mom and pop resort feel but Cottonwood Canyon snow quality and quantity, BRIGHTON is for you. Laid back feel, great terrain, great deals. Beautiful views, great for beginners and experts alike. Snowboarders swarm here but plenty of variety for everyone. Only cons are runs are shorter, parking can be tough if your late and not... More
Poor!1.2 / 5Feb 08, 2018
MBMark B.
expert skier
The lifts are slow! The lines are long and the ski resort is small! Not to mention the small over packed parking Lot. You might get turned away because the parking lot is full. But on the off chance you find a parking spot have fun on the very few over packed, tracked out runs. And joke of a ski park. One of the worst resorts in Utah.... More
Poor!1.5 / 5Feb 08, 2018
JWJohn W.
advanced snowboarder
I think Brighton must be the smallest most uninteresting, over packed resort around. Park city has 7x the usable area. Snowbard had much better advanced runs and brighton is lacking a good bunny hill for beginners. If your new to the sport or of your an expert your batter off at any other resort. If your right in the center a half day good at... More
Good!3.7 / 5Dec 04, 2017
ASAustin S.
expert snowboarder
Brighton is like the small town of ski resorts. It may not have a gondola, but the snow can't be beat, and the people there seem friendlier than Those at Snowbird, PC, or really any of the other resorts. Relatively small resort, but there's still plenty of mountain for everyone.... More
Fabulous!4.5 / 5Nov 26, 2017
CMCody M.
intermediate snowboarder
Very friendly staff and open snow terrain. Very easy to find your way to any lift from Any trail! Affordable ski lift prices and very easy to get to as well as big lot for parking . ... More
Very Good!4.1 / 5Nov 23, 2017
expert skier
Brighton is a great resort for the value and is really easy to get to and the terrain comes in all varieties. The option to hike in/out of the resort to unpatrolled backcountry is pretty sweet, but the mountain can be super crowded and overall its pretty small compared to other resorts in the area.... More

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