Mt. Brighton Ski Resort

About Mt Brighton Michigan Ski Area

1321 Exterior Facade -Front -130708Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 26 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres


The entire guest experience at Mt. Brighton has been completely re-imagined and elevated above that offered by the competition, with an influx of $10 million of improvements for the 2013-2014 ski and snowboard season including new chairlifts, enhanced learning terrain, new base area facilities and children’s ski and ride school center, Michigan’s most innovative terrain parks, and a new powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system.

Mt Brighton Terrain Park Design High Res 2Significantly Expanded Snowmaking Capabilities

A complete overhaul and expansion of snowmaking at Mt. Brighton with nearly triple the capacity. The new system will allow the ski area to open sooner with a greater base, higher quality snow surface and the ability to recover more quickly from a weather event. The ski area will get 43 new, energy-efficient snowmaking guns; 17, 000 feet of higher capacity snowmaking pipe; 92 new snowmaking hydrants; and a new automated pump house that will nearly triple the capacity of water pumped per minute through the snow guns.

New Chairlifts

Replacement of the Blue and Green lifts with a new quad chairlift to alleviate lift lines and give skiers and snowboarders more time on the slopes. The Yellow lift will have a new quad chairlift. There will be new orientation of the Silver lift to improve the skiing and riding experience on the back side of the hill. All other lifts will see improvements to their functionality as well.

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