Mount Ashland

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This article is about Mount Ashland. For the ski area, see Mount Ashland Ski Area.
Mount Ashland
Alexlockhart Mt Ashland 06-01-21.jpg
Mount Ashland ski area in winter
Elevation 7,532 ft (2,296 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 3,132 ft (955 m)[2]
Location
Mount Ashland is located in Oregon
Mount Ashland
Mount Ashland
Location Jackson County, Oregon, U.S.
Range Siskiyou Mountains
Coordinates 42°04′51″N 122°43′01″W / 42.080738733°N 122.716878°W / 42.080738733; -122.716878Coordinates: 42°04′51″N 122°43′01″W / 42.080738733°N 122.716878°W / 42.080738733; -122.716878[1]
Topo map USGS Mount Ashland

Mount Ashland is the highest peak in the Siskiyou Mountains of southern Oregon.[2] It was named for the city of Ashland, located 8.6 miles (14 km) north of the mountain. The Siskiyou Mountains are in the northern Klamath Mountains in northwestern California and southwestern Oregon. The mountain is part of the Rogue River–Siskiyou National Forest, which encompasses most of the Siskiyou Mountains. The Oregon–California border is 5 miles (8 km) south of the mountain.

An aerial image of Mount Ashland with Mount Shasta behind it

Recreation[edit]

Mount Ashland Ski Area, located on the mountain, features 23 trails on 200 acres (81 ha) served by four lifts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ashland Pk Reset". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Mount Ashland, Oregon". Peakbagger.com. 

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