You have just strapped yourself in...you can feel the cold breeze on your face and are waiting at the top of the mountain. And then, you feel yourself move faster...and faster...and faster...all the way down the slope and wow! What a feeling! This is skiing!
What adrenaline! There is something magical about being on a mountain - just you and the snow, and the magic of nature.
Mt. Brighton is a hugely popular ski resort for families to go to, with all levels of experience.
There are 26 trails, and 5 lifts that cover a whopping 130 acres! That's a lot of space to practice! A lot of first timers end up lifelong skiers, and that's the magic of the slopes.
They have a new and improved Beginner Area which really creates a great learning experience for those a little unsure, with the best instructors around to help them out.
There is also a new Children's Ski and Ride School Center which has been created just for them, with pint-sized dining and play areas, with innovative ski programs which can really develop their skills into something special.
They also offer children's lessons for those aged 3 - 12 (and adult lessons too) where they are separated appropriately by skill set so they can really learn at their own pace.
Don't worry you experts - 30% of the trails are geared especially for you, so there is nothing stopping you!
Mt. Brighton is not just about skiing either - they offer golf, and mountain biking to keep that adrenaline pumping!
Mt. Brighton is just minutes from I-96, exit 145 and easily reached from Detroit, Jackson and Flint. They are located at 4141 Bauer Road, Brighton, in Michigan.Get directions
Half ski day lessons range from $44 - $64, while full day range from $69 - $89
There are 4 bars and restaurants so you won't be short of things to re-charge your batteries! Ore Creek Dining and Grill has amazing views, and everything is made from scratch.
Keep an eye out for the various events they have, like the Mountain Biking Downhill Series and Bricks for Kidz Camp!
You can rent all your ski gear no problem from the store on site.