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Great Weekend Start At Wintergreen Resort

[ 1 ] December 12, 2010 |

Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Snowboards lined up during opening weekend at Wintergreen Resort.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, Virginia

Though rain and fog moved in for the second half of the weekend, Saturday was perfect for the first weekend of the season at Wintergreen Resort. The snow making conditions have been excellent over the past couple of weeks, and, very cold weather headed our way in the coming week means ideal conditions once again to make more snow. NCL Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura, got on the skis and grabbed a few shots as people hit the slopes for the first weekend of opening season.

Students in a lineup just before a lesson at Wintergreen Resort. Paul made note of the new flags around the slopes this year. Nice!

Trish Wade (5th from the L looking towards the camera) give a clinic to newly hired instructors at Wintergreen Resort this past Saturday 12.11.10

A snowboarder makes a jump at Wintergreen Resort on opening weekend.

Another boarder takes a jump a Wintergreen.

Paul grabbed this shot just before a boarder makes a rough landing at Wintergreen.

Wayne Remington, an instructor at Wintergreen, teaches a youngster on the snow this past Saturday.

Students gather for a beginner ski lesson at Wintergreen. Paul, who is also an instructor at Wintergreen, teaches this sort of course as well.

Looks like the season is off to a fantastic start with more perfect skiing weather on the way!

The latest slope conditions at Wintergreen by clicking here.

See you on the slopes!

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  1. Tom Holliday says:

    Great photos as always Paul!

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