Opening Weekend Photos from Mid-Atlantic Resorts 1
Author thumbnail By M. Scott Smith, DCSki Editor

It was opening day weekend for many ski resorts in the mid-Atlantic region, and with a solid week of snowmaking, opening day conditions were pretty stellar. The following photos show opening weekend conditions from several resorts throughout the region.

Photo taken at 7:15 a.m. on December 9, 2006.
The sun rises over Eagle Swoop on Wintergreen Resort’s opening day. Photo taken at 7:15 a.m. on December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Wintergreen Resort.

 

Photo taken at 4:25 p.m. on December 9, 2006.
A web cam shot at Seven Springs shows the bottom of the “six pack” lift. Photo taken at 4:25 p.m. on December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Seven Springs Resort Web Cam.

 

Wisp had 5 trails open for opening day weekend, with a base depth of 10-32 inches.  More trails will open in the coming days.  Photo taken on December 9, 2006.
A view from Wisp’s slopes to Deep Creek Lake. Wisp had 5 trails open for opening day weekend, with a base depth of 10-32 inches. More trails will open in the coming days. Photo taken on December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Wisp Resort.

 

Photo taken December 9, 2006.
Wisp is making mounds of snow in preparation for opening the Bear Claw Snow Tubing Park. Photo taken December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Wisp Resort.

 

Photo taken December 9, 2006.
A huge pile of snow awaits grooming at Wisp. Photo taken December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Wisp Resort.

 

Photo taken December 9, 2006.
A snow-blown tree at Wisp. Photo taken December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Wisp resort.

 

Photo taken at 12:06 p.m. on December 9, 2006.
Whitetail had 8 trails open for opening day, with a ninth set to open on Sunday. Photo taken at 12:06 p.m. on December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Whitetail Resort's Web Cam.

 

Photo taken at 12:04 p.m. on December 9, 2006.
Whitetail offered 935-feet of vertical from the top of Angel Drop on opening day. Photo taken at 12:04 p.m. on December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Whitetail's Web Cam.

 

Photo taken at 4:23 p.m. on December 9, 2006.
The sun sets on Whitetail’s opening day. Photo taken at 4:23 p.m. on December 9, 2006. Photo provided by Whitetail's Web Cam.

 

Mid-Atlantic ski resorts: Would you like your photos included in DCSki pictorials? Simply send them to DCSki’s Editor, Scott.

About M. Scott Smith

M. Scott Smith is the founder and Editor of DCSki. Scott loves outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, kayaking, skiing, and mountain biking. He is an avid photographer and writer.

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Reader Comments

Connie Lawn
December 10, 2006
Wonderful Scott! The exquisite photos remind us why snow sports are so special to us, both physically and spiritually. Thank you! Can't wait to get up there. Yours, Connie Lawn

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