Mt. Ashland Staff Layoff

ASHLAND, Ore. — Today Mt. Ashland Ski Area leaders announced they are laying off all staff, even the “core staff of employees”.  You can read the statement from the current General Manager below, and you can find out about an offer they have for skiers. ——————————————————————————————————- As you all know, we have had a challenging … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Cuts Staff Positions

ASHLAND, Ore. – Mt. Ashland has made big changes to its staff after being unable to open for the first time in 50 years. A lack of snow prevented the ski area from opening, which resulted in a big financial hit to the mountain. Earlier this week, Mt. Ashland let go of General Manager Kim … Continue reading »

Businesses Impacted by Lost Ski Season

ASHLAND, Ore. — Local businesses say they have felt the impact of losing an entire ski season, and said they are sorry to see the ski area close this year. Steve Rowe, owner of the Ashland Outdoor Store, said the sale of skiing and snowboarding equipment has taken a hit during the last few months … Continue reading »

Lack of Snow Cancels Mt. Ashland Season

ASHLAND, Ore. – Officials at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area have announced that they will not open this season, marking the first time in its 50-year history it has failed to open for skiers and snowboarders. The mountain received less than a foot of snow at lower elevations, and with no snow in the forecast … Continue reading »