All 4 Lifts Open at Mt. Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.– All four lifts at Mount Ashland are now open. Mount Ashland officials said the recent storm brought in 21 inches of snow, enough to keep the ski area open for the upcoming President’s Day Weekend. “The storm was forecasted to be all rain and instead we received perfect base building snow,” says Hiram … 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 »

Ski and Snowboard Swap This Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Ski Education Foundation is hosting their annual public ski and snowboard swap event. Thousands of bargained-priced, new and used gear, clothing, and accessories are available. Sellers range from people looking to swap out old stuff, to winter-sports merchants offering clearance prices on gear. An early bird special is tonight at … Continue reading »

March Snow Survey Shows Record Low Level

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — Snow is on the ground at Mount Ashland, but not much of it. Officials completed this month’s snow survey and found the Siskiyous are about 10 percent of what’s normal. A snow survey “course” that typically takes skis, or at the very least, snowshoes, to get to, only took hiking boots … Continue reading »

Parking Expansion Underway on Mt Ashland

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — Bulldozers and dump trucks could be seen Wednesday where 101 parking spaces will be this winter. Ground was broken this week on a parking lot expansion project that Mount Ashland development director Rick Saul said has been a long time coming. “On any given year, there’s about 24 days that we … Continue reading »