Mount Ashland

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Mount Ashland
Alexlockhart Mt Ashland 06-01-21.jpg
Mount Ashland ski area in winter
Highest point
Elevation7,536 ft (2,297 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence3,132 ft (955 m) [2]
Coordinates42°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]
Mount Ashland is located in Oregon
Mount Ashland
Mount Ashland
Location in Oregon
LocationJackson County, Oregon, U.S.
Parent rangeKlamath Mountains
Topo mapUSGS 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 a subrange of the 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


Mount Ashland is composed largely of granite, with other igneous intrusive rocks like diorite and granodiorite. The peak and its surrounding flanks make up the Mount Ashland pluton.[3]


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


  1. ^ a b "Ashland Pk Reset". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2015-01-17.
  2. ^ a b "Mount Ashland, Oregon". Retrieved 2008-04-02.
  3. ^ "An Introduction to: Geology of the Rogue Valley" (PDF). North Mountain Park. September 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2015.

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