December 3, 2019 | Story by: Amelia Ritter
Winter is upon us and Mt. Brighton is ready to be your hub for epic adventures! We spoke to Heidi Swartzloff, Marketing Manager at Mt. Brighton, about what you need to know before you hit the slopes!
What is your favorite part about being an attraction in the Brighton-Howell Area?
The Brighton-Howell community is one that loves to try new things, go outdoors and embrace the elements. This is why giving community members the chance to ski and snowboard locally is our favorite part of being an attraction in the area. This is a community that’s focused on family and we are proud to offer an activity that all ages can enjoy year after year.
What is the most recognizable thing about Mt. Brighton?
Besides being one of the highest elevation points in Livingston County at 1,330 ft., one of the most recognizable parts of Mt. Brighton is the snowmaking capabilities that the resort possesses. During the winter months, even when the surrounding community doesn’t have snow on the ground, Mt. Brighton is able to make snow and have white peaks all winter long. You can learn more about Mt. Brighton’s snowmaking HERE.
Why is Mt. Brighton an important player in our community?
Mt. Brighton is an important part of the community because we provide a unique winter sport activity for all. Winter can be a tough time to get outside and enjoy the outdoors, however, Mt. Brighton shines by embracing the winter weather conditions! We give people a reason to want to get outside and have some winter fun. In addition to our daily winter activities, we also offer a unique and beautiful location for weddings, events, business meetings, team building activities, school field trips, and more!
What is something a first-time visitor to Mt. Brighton should know?
The best way to enjoy the sport for a first-timer is to take a lesson from our world-class ski and snowboard school instructors. Our certified and experienced instructors do all they can do make the experience enjoyable for all age groups and experience levels. Another important note that first-timers should know is how to properly prepare and dress for the occasion. Our newcomer webpage has all the information someone would need as well as frequently asked questions. In addition, we offer equipment rentals at Mt. Brighton including skis, snowboards, boots, poles (for skiing) and helmets, so we have everything you need to enjoy the slopes!
Why should someone visit Mt. Brighton?
For the experience of a lifetime! Mt. Brighton provides a wonderful outlet for individuals, families, and friends of all ages and levels of experience to make the most of the snowy months. By embracing winter our guests are able to experience unique events like the Ski with Santa and Tree Lighting celebration, terrain park competitions, the Mt. Brighton Slush Cup, and more! Mt. Brighton is also part of the Vail Resorts family, the premier mountain resorts company in the world. Meaning that visitors of Mt. Brighton have easy access to 37 ski resorts worldwide!
This year’s events include:
– December 14: Ski with Santa and Tree Lighting
– January 24: Terrain Park Competition
– February 22: Pink Mt. Brighton Ski Day to Conquer Cancer
Are there any winter deals/specials/packages that visitors should be aware of?
Visitors should be aware of Mt. Brighton’s limited time 3-Pack lift ticket offer! The 3-Pack allows visitors to buy three days of skiing for the price of two! The adult 3-Pack is $119 and the child (12 and under) 3-Pack is $109. A great gift just in time for the holidays. Learn more at mtbrighton.com or swing by Guest Services, located in the main lodge!
We have more blogs on what you need to Know Before You Go! Check them out here and on our blog page. Remember to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and tag all of your Mt. Brighton adventures with #LoveLivCo! We love to repost your photos!
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