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Mt. Ashland

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Pros: Steep, challenging

Cons: Not for intermediates

Mt. Ashland is where I learned to ski and skied most of my life until moving to Montana in 2000.  It is a small ski are 10 miles off Interstate 5 at the California/Oregon border.  It is known for two things, having the steepest terrain in Oregon and having some of the hardest snow in Oregon.  The combination makes for challenging skiing that many people love but recreational skiers tend to loathe.   Mt. Ashland has 4 chair lifts,  23 runs and an open bowl.  The bowl has 4 chutes though the first two often merge into one big chute.  The mountain claims 50% of the runs are advance but many visitors think that number is low.    The snow...
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