Tag: Brighton

Backcountry skiing Point 10420

Point 10420, at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon near Guardsman Pass, is the closest mountain you can backcountry ski from Brighton that isn’t lift assisted. A pleasant ridgeline skin takes you to the summit, where several descent options can…

Quad Wednesdays are back at Brighton for 2015

One of Utah’s most popular discount pass events is back as Brighton’s Quad Wednesdays returns for 2015. Quad Wednesdays is a wonderful way to not only ski on-the-cheap, but to also give back to those in need at the same…

Video: Brighton Resort first to open for 2015/16 season

It’s official! Ski and snowboard season has begun in Utah, and Brighton Resort is the first to open. The lifts started spinning on the morning of Wednesday, November 18th. Utah is having a good start to the snow year, as…

Mountain Accord plan approved

Monday, July 13 was a historic day for the Central Wasatch as the Mountain Accord was officially approved. The committee, which includes representatives from ski resorts, environmental groups, special interest groups, and city officials, signed off on the final proposal…

Brighton part of new 22 resort M.A.X. Pass

The Utah ski industry is about to be shaken up once again. For the 2015/16 season, Brighton Resort will join 21 other ski areas in the U.S. and Canada in a new pass network that will give the Vail Resorts…