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 Receives Grant for Expansion

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mt. Ashland is getting some help with the cost of some of the improvements required for it’s expansion. The financial boost comes in the form of a $5,000 grant from the National Ski Areas Association’s Sustainable Slopes initiative. The grant will help fund twenty watershed restoration projects the ski area will implement … Continue reading »

Ski Season Ends at Mount Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Mount Ashland is closed for renovations. The mountain wrapped up its last day of skiing today. Mountain management says to expect around $250,000 worth of improvements by the time the lifts open next season. Some of the mountain’s biggest fans were enjoying their final runs today. “Mount Ashland has actually been such … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland’s Bavarian Night Begins

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mt. Ashland is preparing to light the torches and fireworks for Bavarian Night tonight, an annual tradition that has been a part of the mountain for 47 years. The event, which started at 3:00 today and will continue throughout the night, is designed to raise money for the mountain’s all-volunteer ski patrol. … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Skiers Train Together

ASHLAND, Ore. – Last week’s Amateur Athlete of the Week highlighted the story of Alex Frol, a skier that trains with the Medford Ski Education Foundation (MSEF). The MSEF combines high school skiers from all over the region to train together during the season. Several of these skiers will compete at Mt. Hood for the … Continue reading »