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So Long Winter : Wintergreen Says Farewell To Ski Season With Annual Splash & Dash

[ 0 ] March 20, 2016 |
©2016 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Over 60 contestants turned out for the annual Splash & Dash (Pond Skimming) event this past Saturday - March 19, 2016 held at Wintergreen Resort. The lighthearted event is a fun way to close out the ski season and move into the warmer days ahead.

©2016 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Over 60 contestants turned out for the annual Splash & Dash (Pond Skimming) event this past Saturday – March 19, 2016 held at Wintergreen Resort. The lighthearted event is a fun way to close out the ski season and move into the warmer days ahead.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, Virginia

Spring arrived early Sunday morning at 12:30 EDT, just in time for the folks at Wintergreen Resort to close out the ski season with their annual Splash & Dash (known as Pond Skimming to the veterans). The event is held each year around this time as a fun way to move into the warmer days ahead. The 2016 event had a record 62 contestants, and yes, some of them made it across!

Check out more of Paul’s pictures in the album below. Along with many from the resort.

Thanks to everyone who came out for a FANTASTIC Pond Skim event! Conditions were ideal with mother nature providing…

Posted by Wintergreen Resort on Saturday, March 19, 2016

And you can click here to see some of the past year’s pond skimming events.

See you next season on the slopes!

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