Ski Area Development Director Steps Down

ASHLAND, Ore. – The shakeup for the Mt. Ashland Ski Area administration continues, as development Director Rick Saul officially stepped down Thursday. The ski area was unable to open this season because of a lack of snow, and the administration went through a reorganizing earlier this month. General Manager Kim Clark had been laid off … 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 »

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 »

Mt. Ashland Cancels 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. In an email sent Friday morning, officials explained that the mountain had received less than a foot of snow … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Closed Again on MLK Day

ASHLAND, Ore. — For the fourth time in five years, Mt. Ashland was closed for the Martin Luther King Junior holiday. The mountain still has not received enough snow to open yet this season, and the ski area will be closed until a large storm brings more snow to the slopes. The holiday typically brings … Continue reading »

New Lawsuit Against Expansion Plan

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Several environmental groups are filing a new lawsuit, against the Mt. Ashland Ski Area expansion plan. The groups, the Sierra Club, Oregon Wild, and the Center For Biological Diversity are saying the plan could have negative effects on the environment. The expansion has been the subject of lawsuits and numerous appeals … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Ski Area Opens

MEDFORD, Ore. – Blue skies and lots of sun greeted skiers and snowboarders on Mount Ashland for the opening of the season today. It’s Mount Ashland’s 49th year of operation and 21st Ski Season as a non-profit. Thursday marks the fourth time since 2000 that Mount Ashland Ski Area has opened early and by the … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Prepares To Open

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Mt. Ashland Ski Area is bustling with activity as workers prepare for the season open Thursday morning. For only the fourth time since the year 2000, Mt. Ashland is having an early opening. The snow has fallen, the gear is in place, and ski lift ramps are taking shape. Recent storms … Continue reading »

Snow At Mount Ashland

MT ASHLAND, Ore. – The wait will soon be over for those eager winter sports fanatics. After getting lots of snow over the last couple of days, Mount Ashland’s Ski Season will begin this coming Thursday, December 6th, according to its web site. The site also says the ski area will open three lifts, maybe … Continue reading »

Significant Snow Boost For Mt. Ashland

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. – The stormy weather has brought 20 inches of new snow to the slopes of Mt. Ashland over the past 24 hours There was heavy fog at the top on Friday. Many people are anxiously awaiting the start to the ski season and some are already trying to enjoy the weather. Officials … Continue reading »

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