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Incredible Progress On Putting Down Snow At Wintergreen - Earliest Ever! (Video)

Incredible Progress On Putting Down Snow At Wintergreen – Earliest Ever! (Video)

[ 0 ] November 18, 2014

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA As we told you several days ago, Wintergreen Resort started making snow, the earliest ever. Ultra cold temps with overnight lows in the single digits have allowed the resort to keep making snow around the clock. Their plans are to open the weekend following Thanksgiving. That would be a first […]

Wintergreen Resort To Begin Making Snow This Sunday!

Wintergreen Resort To Begin Making Snow This Sunday!

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA It’s crazy to say, but they just might have some areas of the resort open for winter snow sports by Thanksgiving. An incredibly cold air mass is headed for the Blue Ridge during the second half of the weekend which will lend to ideal conditions for making snow. Wednesday the […]

Great Snow Making Continues @ Wintergreen Resort!

Great Snow Making Continues @ Wintergreen Resort!

[ 1 ] November 28, 2010

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Temps near 20 degrees over the past couple of nights continue making ideal conditions for the crews at Wintergreen Resort to keep pumping out the snow. Our NCL Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura, grabbed these shots early Sunday morning. Wintergreen says, Eagles Swoop, Upper and Lower Dobie, Lower Wild Turkey, and […]

Wintergreen Resort : Let The Snowmaking Begin!

Wintergreen Resort : Let The Snowmaking Begin!

[ 1 ] November 27, 2010

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The temperature dropped to a bone chilling 21° last night at Wintergreen as recorded at our own weather station at The Wintergreen Nature Foundation. That set the stage for the people at Wintergreen Resort to fire up the snowguns and start making snow. In the picture above, courtesy of Weatherbug.com’s […]

Mother Nature & Man Working The Snow Together Today! : 12.5.09

Mother Nature & Man Working The Snow Together Today! : 12.5.09

[ 0 ] December 5, 2009

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Heavy snow continues to fall Saturday afternoon on the mountains at Wintergreen Resort. Temps are also falling into the mid 20’s. Perfect conditions for man to kick in with the snow making equipment at the resort to get a head start on the upcoming winter ski season! The resort is […]

Light Snow Greets Nelson At Sunrise

Light Snow Greets Nelson At Sunrise

[ 0 ] January 8, 2009

Wintergreen – Nelson County, Virginia As colder air moved in Wednesday night, there was just enough moisture left in the atmosphere being squeezed out giving folks, a small, but nice winter treat. A light coating of snow fell across the area with some light accumulation snow along the BRP, Wintergreen, and Afton Mountain. No real […]

Wintergreen : Winter Gearing Up On Mountain

Wintergreen : Winter Gearing Up On Mountain

[ 0 ] November 22, 2008

Wintergreen Mountain – Nelson County, Virginia Here’s a few updated pics to show you what it looked like Saturday morning (11.22.08). Paul Purpura took these and with the very cold temps up on the mountain, Wintergreen is getting a fantastic head start on snow making! We’ve been telling you about the progress on making snow […]

Snow Making Starts Up At Wintergreen Resort!

Snow Making Starts Up At Wintergreen Resort!

[ 3 ] November 19, 2008

Wintergreen Resort – Nelson County, Virginia “The snow making crew has cranked up the snow guns and white, fluffy snow has been falling. A beautiful white carpet has started to blanket the mountains,” says Dana Quillen, VP of Marketing and PR at the resort. Dana says snow making will continue as colder than normal temperatures […]