Mount Ashland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Ashland
Mount Ashland ski area in winter
|Elevation||7,536 ft (2,297 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||3,132 ft (955 m)|
|Location||Jackson County, Oregon, U.S.|
|Parent range||Klamath Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Ashland|
Mount Ashland is the highest peak in the Siskiyou Mountains of southern Oregon. 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.
Mount Ashland Ski Area, located on the mountain, features 23 trails on 200 acres (81 ha) served by four lifts.
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