Skiers and snowboarders ride the slopes Southern Comfort and Diamond Jim (background) at Massanutten Resort on Monday afternoon. Area ski resorts are still reaping the benefits of unusually cold temperatures. “It’s certainly better than we’ve had in the last couple of years,” says Kenny Hess, director of sports and risk management for Massanutten, of the snow depth. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Chris Weston of Chesterfield helps his wife, Carrie, with her boot as their children, Camden (right), 10, and Connor, 12, wait in the parking lot before hitting the slopes at Massanutten on Monday.
Winter sport enthusiasts board the chairlift at Massanutten Resort on Monday. “The cold temperatures allowed us to make snow around-the-clock,” says Kenny Hess, director of sports and risk management at Massanutten. Officials at the ski resort hope to remain open through the third Sunday in March.