News Happy New Year! By BlueRidgeLife - January 1, 2013 0 187 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppLinkedinEmailPrint Blue Ridge Life Magazine™2013 : Photos By BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura – Fireworks lights up the night ski at Wintergreen Resort in the final hour or so of December 31, 2012 as people began celebrating the arrival of 2013. Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Some people in the area thought it was thunder late night December 31, 2012. Wasn’t thunder but a spectacular fireworks display put on at Wintergreen to ring in the new year. Before night fell, crews with American Fireworks from Fishersville, VA hauled boxes and boxes of fireworks to the launch location at Wintergreen. Christina Flook with American Fireworks out of Fishersville, VA loads racks on the trailer for the Piston Bully team. One of the the many fireworks displays launched just before midnight on 12.31.12 at Wintergreen in Nelson County, VA An interesting perspective from above the fireworks being launched in this photo sent to us by William Groah. Onlookers take in the beautiful fireworks bursting over the Potato Patch slope at Wintergreen Resort to ring in the 2013 New Year. People braved the cold temps at Wintergreen this past New Year’s Eve (12.31.12) to see the spectacular fireworks being launched into the air from roughly 3500 feet. The elevation of the resort. Beautiful start to the New Year!