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Nelson: Halloween Snowy Wonderland At Wintergreen, Courtesy Of Hurricane Sandy

[ 0 ] October 30, 2012 |

™2012 Blue Ridge Life ©Nelson County Life : Photo By Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Though not unheard of, certainly unusual to see the Upper Dobie Slope at Wintergreen covered in snow with Halloween only one day away. Thanks to Hurricane Sandy people living on the mountain in Nelson County awoke to anywhere from 2-6 inches of snow Tuesday morning.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, VA

Central Virginia dodged a major bullet with the passage of Hurricane Sandy to our north & east. But she did leave a beautiful late October backdrop of snow on the mountain at Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County. People living above 2000 feet got an early winter’s present on Halloween Eve! Depending on

Photo By Yvette Stafford : NCL/BRL Junior Publisher Adam Stafford walks through the wintry courtyard outside the Mountain Inn at Wintergreen Resort Tuesday afternoon October 30, 2012.

Photo By Paul Purpura : This scene from the Blue Ridge Express ski lift at Wintergreen is more reminiscent of something you'd see in the heart of ski season, not approaching Halloween.

Photo By Don Rhodes : Snow continued to fall around daybreak Tuesday - October 30, 2012 at Founders Vision Overlook just above Wintergreen Resort.

Photo By Don Rhodes : Homes on Devils Knob were blanketed in a beautiful Halloween Eve snow Tuesday morning October 30, 2012 in Nelson County, VA

By late in the week temps will be back to near 60° in the valley, but still a nice preview of winter!

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