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Nelson: Winter Returns To Wintergreen Resort

Nelson: Winter Returns To Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] December 27, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA After the clouds cleared from the most recent snow, a beautiful landscape appeared at Wintergreen Resort. Longtime Devils Knob resident John Taylor sent us some photos from up top Thursday morning. Just beautiful! With temps predicted to stay below freezing for the next several days, Wintergreen has been able to [...]

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 [...]

©™2012 Nelson County Life : Photo By Blue Ridge Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura

Wintergreen Resort Doubles Snowmaking Production For Upcoming Season

[ 0 ] October 4, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Wintergreen Resort in central Virginia—twice named “Best Ski Resort” by the readers of WashingtonPost.com—is adding to its arsenal of snowmaking guns for the 2012-13 season. This is just part of the largest expansion in snowmaking on the resort’s 26 slopes (129 skiable acres) in more than a decade. As part [...]

Dawn at Stoney Creek. Photo Courtesy of Wintergreen Resort.

Wintergreen Resort on Track to Proceed with Justice Merger

[ 0 ] June 28, 2012

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA Following a membership vote on Sunday, June 24, Wintergreen Resort is is on track to move forward in a merger with James C. Justice Companies, a West Virginia company that also owns the Greenbrier Resort (White Sulphur Springs, WV) and the Resort at Glade Springs (Daniels, WV). “I was really pleased [...]

©2012 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Photo By NCL Mountain Photographer : Kim Holzer (3rd from left in green jacket) an instructor with Wintergreen Resort gives boarding and skiing pointers during this the Wintergreen Women's Weekend February 4th & 5th.

Wintergreen Women’s Weekend

[ 0 ] February 4, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia In spite of 60° temps a few days ago, skiing continues up in the mountains at Wintergreen Resort. This weekend the resort is holding their annual Women’s Weekend offering up the KEEN Rippin Chix skiing camp Wintergreen says they have teamed up with: “Alison Gannett’s Rippin Chix have teamed up [...]

Kevin (Chocolate Man) Sumter shows off a perfect view of the winter conditions in his goggles at Wintergreen Resort. (With parent's permission) Kevin is known for giving out chocolate to all of his students! Now that's our kind of instructor!

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. Tweet This [...]

©2012 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Photo By NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : With cold overnight temps recently, Wintergreen Resort has been able to make lots of snow for 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 [...]

©2012 www.nelsolncountylife.com : Photo By NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Temps hovered around 17° for most of Monday. Perfect weather for the resort to make plenty more snow.

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 [...]

©2011 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Photos By NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : Folks take to the slopes on Upper Dobie during the week between Christmas and New Years 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 [...]

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