About

Spout Springs has been a family-owned and operated facility for 50 years.  It has a long history connected to the Blue Mountains of Northeastern Oregon.  Located on Highway 204 between Weston and Elgin, the resort is easily accessible on state highways that are well-maintained throughout the winter season.

The owners have always taken pride in the fact that the ski resort is a family-oriented facility.  Everyone is welcome here from the beginner to the advance skier. This has always been a special place that the entire family can enjoy whether they like to ski, snowboard, or cross country ski. 

Spout Springs owes part of its successful heritage to a decision by its original owners  made in the late 1920s. They moved the Spout Springs ski area about four miles east to a point they had determined received substantially more snow. The solid snowfalls Spout Springs receives have allowed it to continue operating many years since then through March. 

Spout Springs has been in continuous operation since the late 1920s.

The Blue Mountain Ski Club (founded in 1938) sponsored ski competitions from the 1950s to the 1970s. The club, which was  made up of members from southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon.  Interest in the club dwindled in the early 1980s. The organization was dissolved in 1983.

Springs Ski Area was the Nordic training center for the United States Olympic team and the Norwegian jump team in the 1950s and 1960s, which allows Spout Springs to fly the official Olympic Flag through special permission of the U.S. Olympic Committee. 

Even the U.S. Forest Service used Spout Springs for their ski school in the 1960s.

 

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This institution is operated under special use permit with the Umatilla National Forest.

To file a complaint of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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