Brighton Resort Cross Country Skiing

The 5th most popular XC Ski in Utah.

Near Brighton at the head of Big Cottonwood Canyon, the Brighton Ski Area has 12 miles of groomed cross country ski trails.

For apres ski, try Molly Greens Tavern.

Brighton really doesnt have a base town so lodging and nightlift is limited. For nightlife in Salt Lake City, try Bricks Club, Twilight cafe, or Ya Buts.

Overall, Brighton Resort is the 5th most popular cross country ski area of all 19 Nordic ski destinations in Utah.


Local Contact(s):  BSA (800) 873-5512; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  None

Luxury Loding:  The Brighton Lodge

Breakfast Restaurant:  Blue Plate Diner

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/23/2016

ID:  11166


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