Mt. Ashwabay Ski and Recreation Area

Mt. Ashwabay features 317 ft. of vertical drop and 12 runs, as well as 40+k of some of the best groomed XC trails in the Northwoods, with ratings from beginner to expert (All trails are groomed and tracked as needed). With a tubing park, terrain park, community and high school race programs, lessons, and a variety of special events, Mt. Ashwabay really does offer something for everyone. The lifts run every day Dec 22-Jan 2 except for Dec 25. After that, the lifts run Wednesdays from 10am-9pm, Saturdays from 9:30a-4:30p, and Sundays from 10a-4:30p. Our XC trails are open anytime. You must either purchase a season pass, pay for a daily ticket in the chalet, or put the daily trail fee in the tube of the trail head if the chalet is closed. Our tubing hill is open 12-4 on Saturdays and Sundays. Food, lounge, instruction and equipment rental are available at the chalet. Please visit our website at www.mtashwabay.org, email us at info@mtashwabay.org, or call for more information. Mt. Ashwabay, The Best Community Ski Hill in the Midwest, and summer home of Big Top Chautauqua.

Hours of Operation

The lifts run Wednesdays from 10am-9pm, Saturdays from 9:30am-4:30pm, and Sundays from 10am-4:30pm. Our tubing hill is open 12-4 on Saturdays and Sundays. Our XC ski trails are open anytime. NASTAR racing Sundays at 1pm.

Directions

Located 3 miles south of Bayfield off Hwy 13.

Meals Served

  • Lunch

Restaurant Type

  • American

Rental

  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 24

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Flat
  • Groomed
  • Hilly
  • Ski Skating
  • Tracked
  • Wooded

Shelter

  • Yes

Toilets

  • Yes

Snack Bar

  • Yes

Number of Runs

  • 12

Chalet

  • Yes

Snowmaking

  • Yes

Longest Run

  • 1500

Vertical Drop

  • 317

Lift Type

  • Chair
  • Tow Rope

Lift Fees

  • Adult full day $24.00

Downhill Ski Services

  • Instruction
  • Rental
  • Snack Bar

Snowboarding Services

  • Instruction
  • Rental

Halfpipe/Terrain Park

  • Yes

Lift/Tow Rope

  • Yes