Unofficial End To Season As Wintergreen Resort Holds Annual Pond Skimming Event

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©2019 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Though ski season isn't officially done just yet, it's almost done. This past Saturday afternoon Wintergreen Resort celebreated the unofficial end to the season with their annual Slide & Splash Dash. (Pond Skimming as it's known to veterans of the event) This youngster was one of many that tried to make it across the frigid water without going in for a dip! March 16, 2019.
©2019 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Though ski season isn’t officially done just yet, it’s almost over. This past Saturday afternoon Wintergreen Resort celebrated the unofficial end to the season with their annual Slide & Splash Dash. (Pond Skimming as it’s known to veterans of the event) This youngster was one of many that tried to make it across the frigid water without going in for a dip! March 16, 2019.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, Virginia

For over a dozen years we’ve been telling you about the annual Pond Skimming event at Wintergreen Resort. It’s a fun way to say so long to winter and welcoming in of warmer days ahead as spring begins to take hold across the Blue Ridge of Central Virginia.

To see more of Paul’s photos from Saturdays pond skimming click on the on our Facebook album image above.

 

An adult takes a pass at skimming across the cold water at Wintergreen’s annual pond skimming event held this past Saturday – March 16, 2019.

Though the season still has a little life left, it’s on borrowed time and coming to a close very soon!

So if you’re planning to get in one last run or two, now is the time to get it done!

Spring officially begins this Wednesday March 20th, at 5:58 PM EDT.

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