Please note that location entries may feature older photos or post card views that may not represent the current appearance or features of the attraction. This site is intended to be a historical as well as current record of various attractions but it is not always possible to have up-to-date information due to the vast number of locations featured here. We ask you consult the propietor for current information.
Trivia Item: I was watching a movie called "Aspen Extreme" (1993) today, it is about 2 misfits from Detroit who move to Aspen to make a name for themselves. There is about 10 minutes of footage from Mt. Brighton in the beginning of the film. See screenshots below.
Mt Brighton opened in 1960, here is the timeline from their website:
Summary: "Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been an uplifting family winter destination on the Midwest snow sports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 25 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres. Having converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders, and now with the opportunity to take that passion to Vail Resorts’ iconic western mountains, Mt. Brighton is truly the place where Epic begins."