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Putting Down The Snow At Wintergreen! (Updated 11.29.18)

Putting Down The Snow At Wintergreen! (Updated 11.29.18)

[ 0 ] November 27, 2018

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The return of colder temps across the Blue Ridge means it’s snowmaking time at Wintergreen Resort. Above video from Thursday morning – November 29, 2018 Just after noon Tuesday our BRL-Nature Foundation at Wintergreen station was reporting 24 degrees up around 3500’ in the mountains. Though it’s anticipated the official […]

Snowmaking Officially Begins At Wintergreen Resort - Really! (Video)

Snowmaking Officially Begins At Wintergreen Resort – Really! (Video)

[ 0 ] December 8, 2017

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia After some initial testing earlier in the week, Wintergreen Resort has officially started laying down snow. They started putting down snow Friday morning in advance of the possibility of some natural snow on the way to the area overnight into Saturday. Temperatures are expected to cooperate in the coming days […]

Wintergreen : Snowmaking Resumes! : Opening Day Is December 17th!

Wintergreen : Snowmaking Resumes! : Opening Day Is December 17th!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA Warmer temps last week made Wintergreen Resort stop making snow for a bit, but the colder temps that moved in over the last 24 hours have allowed them to start making snow once again!

Wintergreen Resumes Snowmaking

Wintergreen Resumes Snowmaking

[ 0 ] December 18, 2015

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Our BRL-Nature Foundation At Wintergreen temperature gauge up at 3500 feet showed temps in the lower 20’s by late Friday. That allowed Wintergreen Resort to fire back up the snowmaking system. With all of the warm temps lately, the cold weather was a welcome sight! Taking advantage of this brief […]

Snowmaking Begins At Wintergreen! : Updated Saturday Morning

Snowmaking Begins At Wintergreen! : Updated Saturday Morning

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Around dark Friday the snowmaking officially began at Wintergreen Resort. It’s the earliest in their history, ever that snow’s been made. Plans are to open the resort Thanksgiving weekend. Post by Blue Ridge Life Magazine. Above a comparison of the progress from Friday evening and Saturday morning. Our BRL Mountain […]

Wintergreen: Resort To Begin Snowmaking Friday - Earliest Ever : Opens Thanksgiving Weekend!

Wintergreen: Resort To Begin Snowmaking Friday – Earliest Ever : Opens Thanksgiving Weekend!

[ 0 ] November 13, 2014

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Armed with one of the world’s most sophisticated snowmaking systems, Wintergreen Resort officials announced today it would begin snowmaking operations tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 14) – the earliest start date ever at the property and nine days earlier than last year when the resort experienced a banner season. Located in Virginia’s […]

Nelson: Temps Cooperating - Wintergreen Resort Making Snow!

Nelson: Temps Cooperating – Wintergreen Resort Making Snow!

[ 0 ] December 21, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Several attempts to put down snow at Wintergreen Resort few days haven’t worked out because of warm temperatures. That’s not the case now! After a strong cold front moved across Virginia early Friday morning, temps in the mountains dropped to the 20’s. Our BRL weather station (above) on Devils Knob […]

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 […]

Nelson: Getting Ready For Ski Season At Wintergreen Resort

Nelson: Getting Ready For Ski Season At Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] November 29, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Not the real deal just yet, but it won’t be long! Overnight Wednesday Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County fired up their snow gun to test out some major improvements they made to the system in the past few weeks. Looks like they worked from this picture BRL Mountain Photographer Paul […]

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 […]

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