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Justice at last: Broke Wintergreen finds deep-pocketed buyer
Published on May 26th, 2012
7 comments Wintergreen Resort– stung by a pair of weak snowsports seasons, challenged by state officials over tax credits, and losing its credit line– has found salvation in the arms of one of the...
Saving Wintergreen: Ski resort wins 'favorable' ruling and 'transaction'
Published on May 7th, 2012
7 comments Wintergreen has won a "favorable" settlement on disputed state conservation tax credits but has still gone ahead with the humbling prospect of hiring a turnaround company to help escape a financial...
Blue sky day; great ski day
Published on Feb 20th, 2012
1 comments Perfect temperatures right around freezing following a six-inch blast of natural snow gave Wintergreen Resort some Monday holiday joy.
Cavorting: Wintergreen wide open for business
Published on Feb 16th, 2012
0 comments Two girls cavort on the Eagle's Swoop slope at Wintergreen Resort Wednesday night. While the Resort has recently announced financial difficulties, the snow-covered slopes remain wide open for skiing...
Big chill: Biscuit Run presaged Wintergreen money mess
Published on Feb 6th, 2012
31 comments A pile of debt, another warm winter, and the state's unwillingness to accept a dead appraiser's valuation for millions in already-spent conservation tax credits have pushed the company running...
Snap: After soaking, Wintergreen gleams
Published on Jan 27th, 2012
2 comments After a band of morning rain showers moved through Central Virginia, the sun broke through to illuminate the slopes of Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County Friday morning. As this view from downtown...
Fired up: Snow falls on Wintergreen, sticks at Snowshoe
Published on Oct 31st, 2011
1 comments It may be hard to see in this photograph shot from downtown Charlottesville on Halloween afternoon; but even two days after a rare October snowfall, the slopes of Wintergreen Resort still gleam. The...
Snap: Sunny slopes at Wintergreen
Published on Dec 28th, 2010
5 comments Wintergreen at 1:43pm Tuesday. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Wintergreen may not have gotten the foot-plus of fresh powder enjoyed last night at some West Virginia ski areas, but the Nelson County resort...
Wine and Food Fest at Wintergreen
Published on May 18th, 2010
0 comments On Sunday May 30, Wintergreen Performing Arts will host the Festival of Wine and Food. Enjoy an afternoon of wine, jazz, light fare, and the cool mountain air. Proceeds will support the performance...
Snow doubt? Dry summer's impact on Wintergreen
Published on Nov 8th, 2007
0 comments   When none of the white stuff is falling from the sky, producing manmade snow requires combining compressed, cold air with tiny water droplets.COURTESY OF WINTERGREEN RESORT After nearly two...
Wintergreen sales controversy goes legal
Published on Feb 23rd, 2007
1 comments The controversy over Wintergreen Resort's decision to partner with a big Charlottesville-based real estate firm has erupted into a federal lawsuit, according to a story in this morning's Daily...
Wheeler deal: Wintergreen teams with big Roy
Published on Sep 14th, 2006
0 comments Since its inception in the mid-1970s, nearly 4,000 homes have sprung up at the Wintergreen mountain community near Nellysford. Although the terrain can be steep and craggy, real estate firms have...
Green Wintergreen: Love your mother (nature)
Published on Jun 12th, 2003
0 comments Now that winter’s abundant snow has finally melted, there are more than a few good— and very green— reasons to pile the kids, dogs, bikes, and golf clubs (or just your nature-lovin’ self) in the car...
Fat Saturday: Mardi Gras on the slopes
Published on Feb 27th, 2003
0 comments Booze, beads, boobs, bawdy behavior-– what would Mardi Gras be without these indulgent ingredients? Is it possible to celebrate this most decadent of holidays in a healthy, family-friendly fashion?...
Tubing and tubbing
Published on Dec 12th, 2002
0 comments If you associate inner tubes with drifting leisurely down a river on a hot August afternoon, then Wintergreen’s got some news for you. Nicknamed “the scream machine,” The Plunge mega tubing park is...
Out of bounds
Published on Jun 6th, 2002
0 comments Like most ski resorts that cannot offer skiing year round, Wintergreen has a slew of other activities to keep people outdoors and moving even though it’s warm, and those have made Wintergreen a...
Reel adventure
Published on Apr 4th, 2002
0 comments Spring has sprung! Among the many warm-weather harbingers, daffodils are blooming, birds are chirping, and fish are biting. Spring can be an exciting time filled with many outdoor adventures, but our...
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