A little rain never hurt anybody, unless you’re a ski area, in which case a few days of mellow temps and light rain are apparently enough to kill the season. Most smaller ski areas in Michigan had gone to weekends only operations, and were poised to operate on a day-by-day basis, but as of only…
While we were driving home from the baddest mountain in the entire midwest yesterday, Mt. Brighton was hosting their pond skim and spring bash. Mike put together a quick clip of all the crashes:
Tow-rope terrain parks and lots of fisheye, but overall a solid edit, featuring Al Pal, Aaron Senchuk, Tyler May, Jack Harris, and Dom Palarchio.
(Yeah, you should probably recognize all of these names by now.)
Mt. Brighton’s snowmaking is on point, the parks are developing but off to a good start, and the facilities look awesome so far. But something is holding them back.
From ride-on boxes to handrails and jumps to the purple monster Signature Feature, Mt. Brighton’s terrain parks have something for everyone.
The snow conditions on the hill was actually very good: firm but not icy groomers giving way to fresh “snow” as they continued to blow throughout the day. The terrain park continues to be an opportunity for improvement…
Holiday schedule has me a few days late on this… too busy shredding pow at Caberfae to keep up. In any case here’s a quick report on Mt. Brighton, which opened last Monday.
Wednesday afternoon I caught up with Taylor Ogilvie, General Manager at Vail Resorts for Mt. Brighton.