mt ashland

Strong season continues for Mt. Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Coming off a hugely successful winter break, Mt. Ashland is continuing to have a fantastic season. During the holiday break, Mt. Ashland management said they received 1,000 visits per day.  On December 25th, 1,800 skiers took to the mountain, that’s …

Mt. Ashland open for Christmas break

ASHLAND, Ore. — The possibility of high winds kept Mt. Ashland closed Thursday but ski area officials are looking forward to an important Christmas break. The mountain will be open Friday through the next two weeks coinciding with Christmas break for local kids.  …

Mt. Ashland Ski Area closed due to high winds

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Mt. Ashland Ski Area was closed Friday due to unfavorable weather conditions. “We are seeing sustained winds that are high enough to make it unsafe to operate the lifts at this time,” representatives said. General Manager Hiram Towle …

JCSO: Think twice when on the mountain

If you plan to hit the slopes, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says skiers and snowboarders must be careful. The warning comes just one day after search and rescue crews rescued 27-year-old Eli Kepsel near Mt. Ashland. Kepsel spent two nights out …

JCSO: Snowboarder found in fair condition

Search and rescue crews were relieved Tuesday night. After two days of searching, missing snowboarder 27-year-old Eli Kepsel was found around 10:30 Tuesday morning. “This is about the best outcome we could hope for,” said Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Julie Denney. …