Nelson: Let The Snowmaking Begin!

BlueRidge Life™2012: Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura: In the wee morning hours of Thursday – December 6, 2012 crews at Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County, VA began making snow.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, VA

With pre dawn Thursday morning temps in the upper 20’s to near 30°, Wintergreen Resort was able to officially begin making snow. BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura was up just before dawn and grabbed some shots there.

Donny Falls,with the Wintergreen Resort snowmaking crew checks coverage near the Blue Ridge Express ski lift near the Mountain Inn at Wintergreen Resort.

Snow makers at Wintergreen tell Paul they aren’t sure how long they can continue making snow depending on temps, but they are making it in ernest now and it’s not a test.

To keep up with slope conditions and progress at the resort throughout the season, you can click here or simply hover above on our site under News & Weather Alerts and click on slope report.

Come on winter!!


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