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Brighton Ski Area | Brighton Mountain | by James Niehues

Brighton

Brighton Resort in Brighton, Utah

Painted in 1999

Brighton Ski Area

Location: Salt Lake County, Utah, United States

Nearest city: Cottonwood Heights, Utah

Coordinates: 40°36′0″N 111°35′0″W

Vertical: 1,750 feet (530 m)

Top elevation: 10,750 feet (3,280 m)

Base elevation: 8,755 feet (2,669 m)

Skiable area: 1050 acres (4.2 km²)

Runs: 66 total 21% beginner 40% intermediate 39% expert/advanced

Longest run: Olympic - 5.5 miles (8.9 km)

Lift system: 4 high-speed quads/1 attached-quad/1 triple

Terrain parks: 5

Snowfall: 500 in/year (12.7 m/year)

FOR ‘THE MICHELANGELO OF SNOW,’ EVERY SKI TRAIL IS A WORK OF ART

FOR ‘THE MICHELANGELO OF SNOW,’ EVERY SKI TRAIL IS A WORK OF ART



Timeless art for your home

Hand-painted maps require the best reproduction process available. Each illustration starts with a high resolution digital scan. It is then printed on museum quality cotton paper using the latest HDR ink-jet technology.

Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.