Mt. Ashland: All systems go at the ski area
Mt. Ashland Ski Area is up and running this morning, with all chairlifts operating and lots of new snow for skiers and snowboarders.
According to the area's website, www.mtashland.com, the mountain has 84 inches at the top, 64 inches at the lodge and has received 6 inches of new snow in the past 24 hours. The lifts will operate until 4 p.m. today.
With the snow already plentiful, more is on the way. The National Weather Service predicts snow on the mountain today through Christmas Day, with accumulations of about a foot. A break is forecast for Saturday, followed by several more days of snow.
For more information, see the website or call 541-482-2754.