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

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

[ 0 ] March 17, 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.   Though […]

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

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

[ 0 ] March 20, 2016

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 […]

Pond Skimming Postponed Until March 22nd At Wintergreen

Pond Skimming Postponed Until March 22nd At Wintergreen

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA No sooner than we’d announced the annual pond skimming set for the weekend of March 15th, the resort announced the festivities will be postponed until the weekend of March 22nd due to the threat of some possible winter weather Sunday into Monday: Post by Wintergreen Resort. The schedule above from […]

Wintergreen: Skiers & Boarders Celebrate End Of Season With Annual Splash & Dash

Wintergreen: Skiers & Boarders Celebrate End Of Season With Annual Splash & Dash

[ 0 ] March 24, 2013

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA It may be spring according to the calendar, but winter still holds on for a bit longer. Regardless, Wintergreen Resort held the annual Splash & Dash, also known as Pond Skimming, this past Saturday. It’s sort of a way to say so long to the winter ski season. However, Wintergreen […]

Ode To Winter : Events At Wintergreen Officially Mark End Of 2011-2012 Season

Ode To Winter : Events At Wintergreen Officially Mark End Of 2011-2012 Season

[ 0 ] March 12, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The final days of winter are here. Once the annual pond skimming contest is held at Wintergreen Resort, that officially marks the end of the winter sports season. On Saturday they held Rail Jam. Here’s the official results from Paul: Best Costume: Evan Connell Best Fall: C J Priscillo Winners […]

Bye-Bye Winter - Hello Spring! : Wintergreen Pond Skimming

Bye-Bye Winter – Hello Spring! : Wintergreen Pond Skimming

[ 0 ] March 20, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Spring arrived in style this past Sunday as folks at Wintergreen Resort celebrated the unofficial end to the 2010-2011 ski season. There may be a day or two left but the annual Pond Skimming marks the general end to the season as minds turn toward warmer days to come. Our […]

Splash & Dash This Weekend At Wintergreen Resort

Splash & Dash This Weekend At Wintergreen Resort

[ 1 ] March 18, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Though not the official end to ski season, there may be a few more days, Pond Skimming at Wintergreen Resort marks the unofficial end to the ski season. If you’ve never seen it, it’s the craziest thing ever! Just take a look at the shot above from one of the […]

Skimming Into The Unofficial End Of Ski Season : 3.22.10

Skimming Into The Unofficial End Of Ski Season : 3.22.10

[ 5 ] March 22, 2010

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia It’s been weeks since we’ve seen snow in the valley portions of Nelson, but not up at Wintergreen Resort! There’s still snow on the slopes, though it is admittedly on its way out. Our Paul Paul Purpura was on hand again for several years in a row at the annual […]

Wintergreen's Annual Pond Skimming Signals End To Winter On The Mountain : 3.23.09

Wintergreen’s Annual Pond Skimming Signals End To Winter On The Mountain : 3.23.09

[ 3 ] March 23, 2009

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The days are getting longer, warmer, and minds are focused on swimming pools and lazy days in the sun. But…. the folks at Wintergreen Resort had one last run Sunday at their annual Pond Skimming event. A special thank you to Paul Purpura, our Mountain Photographer, who day after day, […]