Mt. A Looks to Diversify Activities

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. —  In about a week, people will have one more thing to do at Mt. Ashland on Saturdays. Starting March 7th, Mt. Ashland will have the Live on Mt. Ashland concert series every Saturday afternoon for five weeks. Administrators at the ski area are taking an aggressive approach to offering more activities for … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Sees Big Weekend Turnout

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. —  Mount Ashland saw the biggest turnout on the mountain in two years Saturday. Skiers and riders spent the day out on the slopes with all four chair lifts in operation. Construction during the off season allowed for more parking room for guests. Cars were even spilling over into the back parking … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Plans For the Future

ASHLAND, Ore. — After several inches of snow fell at Mt. Ashland this week, skiers and riders are taking advantage of the slopes. “It’s great out there. It’s the best day of the season so far,” said snowboarder Jacob Wisdom. Mt. Ashland administrators said they hope the snow keeps them open the rest of the … Continue reading »

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 »

Ashland July 4th Run Logo Contest

ASHLAND, Ore.- Ashland Parks & Recreation is challenging the community to design the logo for the 39th Annual Fourth of July Run. The designs should feature no more than three colors and have the words, “4th of July Run”, “Ashland, Oregon” and “2015”. Officials said a digital design is preferred, but other options can be accommodated. … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Re-opens After Holiday Snow

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Hundreds of people hit the slopes on Friday as the Sonnet and Windsor Lifts were both up and running on Mt. Ashland. This season is already shaping up to be much different than last year. In the 2013-2014 season, the slopes did not open at all. This year, the ski park … Continue reading »

Opening Day At Mt. Ashland

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Skiers and snowboarders were able to load the ski lifts for the first time in 20 months. The last time was in April of 2013. “We are open,” said Mt. Ashland General Manager Hiram Towle. Mt. Ashland administrators started the day on Friday with 16 to 24 inches of snow, depending … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Sets 2014 Ski Season Open

ASHLAND, OR – Mt. Ashland will open for ski season on Friday December 19th for the first time in 20 months. The ski area will offer beginner terrain on the Sonnet chair lift starting on Friday at 9:00 AM. A decision about next week’s operations will be decided over the weekend. Recent snow has built a … Continue reading »

New Snow Brings New Hope for Mt. Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mount Ashland is putting its heavy equipment to use for the first time in a long while. A wave of recent snowfall is bringing the first sign that there could be a ski season this year. In the last few days the mountain received seven inches of snow at the lodge, about 15 … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Community Ready to Reunite

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — There is a lot of excitement growing for the upcoming winter. Snow dances, parties and prayer ceremonies are some of the ways outdoor enthusiasts are getting ready for what will surely be a better ski year for Mt. Ashland. Disappointment over last year’s failure to open is being replaced with optimism … Continue reading »

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