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Nelson: Let The Snowmaking Begin!

Nelson: Let The Snowmaking Begin!

[ 0 ] December 6, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA With pre dawn Thursday morning temps in the upper 20’s to near 30°, Wintergreen Resort was able to officially begin making snow. BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura was up just before dawn and grabbed some shots there. Snow makers at Wintergreen tell Paul they aren’t sure how long they can […]

Wintergreen Resort: Progress Continues On 5 Million Gallon Water Tank To Boost Snowmaking

Wintergreen Resort: Progress Continues On 5 Million Gallon Water Tank To Boost Snowmaking

[ 2 ] October 19, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA We told you about the extensive renovations ongoing at Wintergreen Resort with a multimillion dollar expansion of the snowmaking capacity in our October 2012 issue of Nelson County Life Magazine. Open publication – Free publishing – More crumland farms Our October 2012 article on the expansion at Wintergreen Resort which […]

Temps Cooperate For Holiday Weekend At Wintergreen

Temps Cooperate For Holiday Weekend At Wintergreen

[ 0 ] January 13, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virignia 64° on Thursday – 15° in the mountains on Friday. Perfect stage for snowmaking, even on the advanced slopes at Wintergreen Resort. According to the resort’s blog, The Mountain Message, The Highlands will be open by Sunday. For the latest slope conditions this weekend at Wintergreen Resort, click here.

Lots -O- Snow On The Slopes!

Lots -O- Snow On The Slopes!

[ 0 ] January 10, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia With the really cold temps up in the mountains lately, Wintergreen Resort has been able to make lots of snow. NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura grabbed this shot early in the week. Nice! Rain may dampen that for a bit mid-week, but much colder weather is headed our way just […]

Temps Drop And The Snow Flys Again At Wintergreen

Temps Drop And The Snow Flys Again At Wintergreen

[ 0 ] January 2, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Though temps neared 60° over New Year’s Weekend they spent most of Monday around 17° up at Wintergreen Resort for the 2nd day of January. Perfect weather to crank the snow making gear back up! Temps will continue cooperating for the next several days on the mountain. Overnight lows will […]

Holiday Skiing Continues Into The New Year At Wintergreen Resort

Holiday Skiing Continues Into The New Year At Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] December 29, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Though temps have been mild from time to time in the month of December, crews at Wintergreen Resort have been able to make some snow to get people on the slopes. NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura, also a ski instructor at the resort, was out grabbing a few shots of […]

Wintergreen Prepping For Ski Season

Wintergreen Prepping For Ski Season

[ 0 ] November 6, 2011

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia In a few weeks the slopes will be covered in snow at Wintergreen Resort. Before that happens all of the crews and instructors have to get ready for the upcoming season. This past weekend the Snow Sport Instructor Rehire Clinic was held down in the valley to prep the staff for […]

Ready. Set. Go! - Wintergreen Resort Kicks Off Ski Season 2010-2011

Ready. Set. Go! – Wintergreen Resort Kicks Off Ski Season 2010-2011

[ 0 ] December 10, 2010

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia For the first time ever, The Highlands, ski slope was ready to go on opening day at Wintergreen Resort. The planets lined up and conditions we perfect as the resort kicked off the 2010-2011 season. NCL’s Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura, also a ski instructor at Wintergreen, grabbed a few shots […]

Wintergreen Resort Has Perfect Opening Day : 12.13.09

Wintergreen Resort Has Perfect Opening Day : 12.13.09

[ 3 ] December 13, 2009

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Though Sunday’s weather is rainy, Saturday was picture perfect for the start of the 2009-2010 ski season at Wintergreen Resort. The slopes opened at 9AM and lots of folks grabbed their skis and boards to enjoy the first day. Our Paul Purpura was on the slopes too! He grabbed these […]

Slopes Open Today At Wintergreen Resort : 12.12.09

Slopes Open Today At Wintergreen Resort : 12.12.09

[ 0 ] December 12, 2009

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia It’s finally here! The start of the 2009-2010 ski season in Nelson County, Virginia officially starts today. Wintergreen Resort opens some of its slopes Saturday morning at 9AM. A 6-8″ snow several days ago, along with very cold temps in the mountains have set the stage for a good start […]

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