Brighton Resort

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Overall
4

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.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Brighton Resort vs
Brighton ResortAlta
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
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall268″ 270″
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Brighton Resort Reviews

Very Good 4 / 5
based on 32 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Very Good!4 / 5Oct 17, 2017
ENEric N.
Great powder without the frills.Close to the city with easy access to bus. It has a down home feeling with lots of backcountry. Great place to bring friends, family. They have great kid free or cheaper rates.
Very Good!4 / 5Oct 08, 2017
PPPaul P.
I actually skied Brighton the most last season. The main reason being cost. I don't go enough anymore to justify a season pass so I'm always looking for a good deal. You can always find some kind of discount to Brighton, from their Quad Wednesday to various 2 for 1 night skiing promotions from various businesses and radio stations. Even at full... More
Superb!5 / 5Oct 06, 2017
CHChristian H.
Family friendly and rad at the same time, great food and even better beer at the lodge area. They treat you like a local even though you are an out of towner
Average!3 / 5Dec 18, 2013
JJulian
its really good and lots of fun
Superb!5 / 5Apr 01, 2012
JJohn
Brighton has nice slope variety and large area for typical slope allowing easy passing of/by other skiers.
Average!3 / 5Mar 30, 2007
NNate
Usually good snow conditions.

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