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Wintergreen Resort: Progress Continues On 5 Million Gallon Water Tank To Boost Snowmaking

[ 2 ] October 19, 2012 |

Photo Courtesy of Curtis Sheets WPOA: An 80 foot scaffolding is part of the ongoing construction of a 5 million gallon water tank at Wintergreen Resort that will double the snowmaking capacity during ski season.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, VA

We told you about the extensive renovations ongoing at Wintergreen Resort with a multimillion dollar expansion of the snowmaking capacity in our October 2012 issue of Nelson County Life Magazine.

Our October 2012 article on the expansion at Wintergreen Resort which will increase snowmaking capacity. Click on the magazine image above to read that story now.

With the new construction of the water tank the resort says they will be able to dramatically speed up getting into action for the upcoming 2012-2013 ski season. “Once we start getting routinely below-freezing nights, we’ll be able to open up new terrain at TWICE the rate we have every year in the past,” Wintergreen posted on their Facebook site Friday.

Very cool! Very.

See you on the slopes!

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  1. […] long! Overnight Wednesday Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County fired up their snow gun to test out some major improvements they made to the system in the past few weeks. Looks like they worked from this picture BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura took Thursday […]

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