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Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

[ 0 ] November 30, 2017

Ravens Roost Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia Story By Tommy Stafford Photos & Video By Marcie Gates “Ravens Roost has a lot of recreational climbing and over the years there have been a number of serious accidents requiring us to go over the 100-foot cliff.” And that’s exactly why Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Authorities Investigating Body Found Below Ravens Roost

Blue Ridge Parkway : Authorities Investigating Body Found Below Ravens Roost

[ 0 ] January 10, 2016

Ravens Roost Overlook Blue Ridge Parkway Augusta County, Virginia BRL can confirm authorities are looking into the discovery of a body found about 75 feet below the overlook just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. “A gentleman was found at the bottom of an approximate 75 foot cliff. Members of the Wintergreen rope-rescue team, assisted […]

CBS-19 Chief Meteorologist Grabs Very Moving Photo On Parkway

CBS-19 Chief Meteorologist Grabs Very Moving Photo On Parkway

[ 0 ] June 11, 2014

Ravens Roost Blue Ridge Parkway Our pal Chief Meteorologist Travis Koshko of CBS-19 in Charlottesville grabbed a very touching and moving photo not long ago when traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway. “They saluted while holding an American flag and played Taps while facing the sunset. It was a pretty neat moment to witness, and I’m […]

Nelson Spring Arrives In Fashion

Nelson Spring Arrives In Fashion

[ 0 ] March 20, 2012

Nelson County, Virginia So long winter …officially that is! Though it’s felt like spring over the past several days, it officially arrived here on the east coast in the wee morning hours. And it looks like the warm temps are here for several more days. Enjoy the new season!

More Fall Beauty In & Near Nelson

More Fall Beauty In & Near Nelson

[ 0 ] October 19, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson / Augusta County, Virginia In the just because we like it column, here’s a beauty of a shot Ann Strober grabbed up on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Ravens Roost (elevation 3200′) in the past day or so. Look at the tremendous fall colors and the beautiful shot! Fall colors in […]

Alabama Man Dies From Fall At Ravens Roost Updated With Newsplex Video & Story

Alabama Man Dies From Fall At Ravens Roost Updated With Newsplex Video & Story

[ 0 ] June 15, 2011

Wintergreen Fire and Rescue crews are preparing to repel 150 ft. down the Ravens Roost Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway after a 20-year-old climber from Alabama fell to his death. The cause of the fall is believed to have been equipment failure. To view Charlottesville’s Newsplex story on the Raven’s Roost accident click here.

I Can See For Miles & Miles : 9.6.10

I Can See For Miles & Miles : 9.6.10

[ 0 ] September 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway What a beautiful weekend it’s been! This post goes in the just because we can file. Our Paul Purpura grabbed this stunning photo Sunday afternoon along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Raven’s Roost Overlook. Once the clouds from Hurricane Earl cleared out Friday night, we have been left with severe clear skies […]

Ravens Roost Proves To Be Steep Recovery For Stolen Truck

Ravens Roost Proves To Be Steep Recovery For Stolen Truck

[ 0 ] October 4, 2008

Faithful NCL web reader, Catherine Lively, of Nelson County sent these pics to us Saturday night. Someone apparently ditched a stolen truck off the edge of Raven’s Roost along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Catherine happened to be there when the folks from Stoney Creek Auto out of Nellysford, Virginia were pulling it up the side […]