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23/24 Mt. Ashland Virtual Open House & Ask Me Anything

It was a pleasure to host our community virtually last night, to discuss this past season, our vision, and to hear from community members.  Here is a recap of the evening: Watch the recording of the session here: Passcode:…

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Reviving Part of Our Past

It has been exciting to launch our 60th anniversary "Elevate Mt. Ashland" vision, and with it the first new chairlift in over 30 years.  The Lithia Chairlift is more than just a new chair, it is the revival of our…

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Mt. Ashland Launches 60th Anniversary Celebration

Mt. Ashland Launches 60th Anniversary Celebration Nonprofit Announces Enhancement Plans Including New Chairlift The Mt. Ashland Ski Area kicked off its 60th anniversary celebration this week, revealing the logo and theme for the upcoming season and revealing ambitious plans for…

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Mt. Ashland Season Recap & Town Hall

It was a pleasure to host our community on the mountain last week, to discuss this past season, our vision, and to hear from community members.  Here is a recap of the evening: We held the town hall gathering on…

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A snowboarder rides in powder snow

Ski Oregon Issues Powder Alert for all of Oregon

Meteorologist Matt Zaffino, in his Ski Oregon report dated December 2, provides us with an optimistic look at snowfall expected this season across all Oregon ski areas. The bottom line is that, from the information that Matt has, we can…

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Snowfall at Mt. Ashland through 2020

La Niña Predicted for this Winter

According to the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, there is an 87% chance that La Niña conditions will persist in the Pacific Ocean this winter through February. La Niña generally causes mostly the opposite effects of El Niño: above-average precipitation across…

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James Niehues' art that Mt. Ashland uses on its trail maps

James Niehues Announces Retirement

James Niehues, the artist who created Mt. Ashland's iconic trail map images, has announced he is retiring after more than 30 years of creating art for ski area trail maps. From Niehues' website: I have been painting aerial views since…

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Kim Clark, former GM at Mt. Ashland

Rest in Peace, Kim

It is with profound sadness that we share news of the passing of Kim Clark, Mt. Ashland’s General Manager from 2005 to 2014. Kim was an outstanding leader who gave his entire heart and soul to our mountain. After leaving…

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Doug Volk and Kerry Metlen

Ski Patrollers Receive National Recognition

Two ski patrollers received national recognition at a recent National Ski Patrol (NSP) awards ceremony. Kerry Metlen was awarded National Ski Patrol National Appointment #12243 on Saturday 08/14/2021. National Appointments are for patrollers who have demonstrated leadership, good character, diplomacy, positive…

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Night Skiing at Mt. Ashland

Mt. Ashland Featured in SKI Magazine

We were honored to grace the pages of SKI Magazine this month. The article, What it Takes to Run a Nonprofit Ski Hill, touts our nonprofit business model and the benefits it can bring to the community. For ski areas…

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