Doors that remained shuttered for the past two seasons will reopen next week as officials with Oregon’s Spout Springs Ski Area were happy to announce that they have a workable BASE and after another storm (*hopefully this weekend), they will reopen to the public sometime this month.
According to the Oregonian, General Manager Richard Murray claims the ski area has an 18″ base depth. He is planning on accepting applications for seasonal workers on December 14th (*details below).
“Our hill manager will be in the rental shop (brown building) accepting applications for employment: Friday Dec. 14th- 11:00AM-5:00PM, Saturday Dec. 15th 9:00AM-4:00PM, & Sunday Dec. 16th 9:00AM-1:00PM.”
- Vertical Drop: 530′
- Annual Average Snowfall: 130″
- Chairlifts: 2
- Trails: 17
- Nightskiing: Yes
About Spout Springs:
Spout Springs Ski Area is a family-owned and operated facility that is located in the Umatilla National Forest in the heart of the Blue Mountains in Northeastern Oregon. The Backgound-photos.jpgresort is located along Highway 204 between Weston and Elgin at Milepost 22.
With a family-oriented atmosphere, the ski area offers opportunities for the beginning skier as well as the advanced. The ski area, favored by beginners and families looking for a day on the snow, boasts four lifts serving 11 downhill trails and 21 Nordic tracks on 250 skiable acres. Spout Springs
The area’s extra wide runs and well-groomed slopes make it a popular place to learn to ski. Spout Springs is easily accessible on state-cleared paved highways.
Great snow conditions and accessibility are the hallmark traits of Spout Springs. The resort takes pride in being affordable to a public who might not be able to afford similar experiences at larger destination resorts.
Find out more here: Spout Springs Ski Area