Opening Weekend at Brighton!

This weekend I went skiing for the first time in Utah, and it was a blast! I’ve been skiing my whole life in WI and once in CO, but I’m so excited to have a season pass to a mountain ski resort right in my back yard 🙂 My friend Maggie and I went Sunday morning right away to pick up our season passes and hop on the chairlifts that were open! They were making snow with the machines, but Brighton already had a good base of snow from the past month. They were able to open before any of the other Utah ski resorts! There were 3 chairlifts and about 8 runs open, ranging from Green (easy) to Blue (moderate) difficulty. The trails were perfectly groomed in the morning and got a bit icey in the afternoon, so it was worth it to start early and beat the afternoon crowds! We went on about 15 runs and left around 2pm. We met up with some other friends and coworkers as well, and we all grabbed a beer in the Chalet at the end of our day. I can’t wait to go all season long and when all of the lifts and ski runs are open 🙂 Praying for lots of snow this Thanksgiving weekend!